Dilated cardiomyopathy in childhood: prognostic features and outcome.


Bostan Ö. M. , Cil E.

Acta cardiologica, vol.61, no.2, pp.169-74, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.2143/ac.61.2.2014330
  • Journal Name: Acta cardiologica
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.169-74
  • Keywords: dilated cardiomyopathy, childhood, CARDIAC TROPONIN-T, NATURAL-HISTORY, IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE THERAPY, ACUTE MYOCARDITIS, CLINICAL PROFILE, CHILDREN, INFANTS, BIOPSY, TRIAL
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

The natural history of dilated cardiomyopathy in children is difficult to predict due to the heterogeneous character of the disease. The outcome in infants and children is highly variable from complete recovery to death.