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"Dilated cardiomyopathy"

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    the heart) from oxidation damage caused by free radicals."An impairment of selenoprotein biosynthesis may be a factor in congestive heart failure, reminiscent of the dilated cardiomyopathies seenRead more
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    minutes into a basketball game. Shortly after, he grew dizzy, collapsed and died. Doctors discovered that he had suffered idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), meaning that his heart had simply stoppedRead more
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    result from a number of diseases or illnesses including coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, cardiomyopathy, infection of the heart muscle and heart valve disease. Although the heart continuesRead more

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Dilated cardiomyopathy


Dilated cardiomyopathy or DCM is a condition in which the heart becomes weakened and enlarged and cannot pump blood efficiently. The decreased heart function can affect the lungs, liver, and other body systems.DCM is one of the cardiomyopathies, a group of diseases that affect primarily the myocardium (the muscle of the heart). Different cardiomyopathies have different causes and affect the...More