Diane Fatkin

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Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy

I. Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy: What every physician needs to know Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a myocardial disorder characterized by ventricular chamber enlargement and systolic dysfunction that can occur as a primary cardiomyopathy or in association with other cardiac or systemic disorders. Inherited gene variants can be sufficient to cause DCM or may modify disease susceptibility…

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