Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure in Children

Daphne T. Hsu, Charles E. Canter

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Abstract

This article describes the causes and outcomes of dilated cardiomyopathy in children. Genetic, infectious, metabolic, and acquired causes of dilated cardiomyopathy are discussed. The predictors for better and worse outcomes are reviewed. Guidelines for the use of medical and surgical therapies to treat heart failure in children are summarized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)415-432
Number of pages18
JournalHeart Failure Clinics
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2010

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Keywords

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart failure
  • Pediatric
  • Transplantation

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure in Children. / Hsu, Daphne T.; Canter, Charles E.

In: Heart Failure Clinics, Vol. 6, No. 4, 10.2010, p. 415-432.

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Hsu, Daphne T. ; Canter, Charles E. / Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure in Children. In: Heart Failure Clinics. 2010 ; Vol. 6, No. 4. pp. 415-432.
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