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Title: Marked improvement in left ventricular systolic function 3 months after cessation of excess alcohol intake.
Authors: Hicks, R J;Low, R D;Arkles, L B
Affiliation: Department of Nuclear Medicine, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
Issue Date: 1-Feb-1993
Citation: Clinical Nuclear Medicine; 18(2): 101-3
Abstract: Excessive alcohol ingestion is a recognized cause of reversible dilated cardiomyopathy. A case is reported of dilated cardiomyopathy associated with excessive alcohol consumption that was remarkable with respect to the rapidity and extent of normalization in left ventricular systolic function after cessation of alcohol consumption.
Internal ID Number: 8432050
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/13363
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8432050
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Aged
Alcoholism.physiopathology
Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic.physiopathology
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated.physiopathology
Humans
Male
Systole.physiology
Temperance
Ventricular Function, Left.physiology
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