TITLE

Is There a Cirrhotic Cardiomyopathy?

AUTHOR(S)
Blendis, Laurie; Wong, Florence
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2000, Vol. 95 Issue 11, p3026
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Discusses issues on cirrhotic cardiomyopathy in reference to various research. Importance of aldosterone in the pathophysiology of heart disease; Results of the use of spironolactone in patients with ascites; Reason for the development of vasoconstriction in patients with pulmonary vascular abnormalities.
ACCESSION #
17628210

 

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