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Dilated Cardiomyopathy (Cardiomyopathy, Congestive)

A form of CARDIAC MUSCLE disease that is characterized by ventricular dilation, VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION, and HEART FAILURE. Risk factors include SMOKING; ALCOHOL DRINKING; HYPERTENSION; INFECTION; PREGNANCY; and mutations in the LMNA gene encoding LAMIN TYPE A, a NUCLEAR LAMINA protein.
Also Known As:
Cardiomyopathy, Congestive; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, CMD1A; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, LMNA; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, with Conduction Deffect1; Cardiomyopathy, Familial Idiopathic; Cardiomyopathies, Congestive; Cardiomyopathies, Dilated; Cardiomyopathies, Familial Idiopathic; Congestive Cardiomyopathies; Dilated Cardiomyopathies; Familial Idiopathic Cardiomyopathies; Familial Idiopathic Cardiomyopathy; Idiopathic Cardiomyopathies, Familial; Idiopathic Cardiomyopathy, Familial; Congestive Cardiomyopathy
Networked: 5503 relevant articles (265 outcomes, 656 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Heart Failure
2. Myocarditis (Carditis)
3. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
4. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
5. Atrial Fibrillation

Experts

1. Towbin, Jeffrey A: 24 articles (02/2015 - 03/2002)
2. Watanabe, Kenichi: 23 articles (07/2015 - 04/2002)
3. Kodama, Makoto: 23 articles (10/2012 - 04/2002)
4. Hetzer, Roland: 21 articles (05/2015 - 01/2002)
5. Felix, Stephan B: 21 articles (02/2015 - 02/2002)
6. Seidman, J G: 20 articles (11/2015 - 12/2000)
7. Maisch, Bernhard: 20 articles (04/2014 - 03/2002)
8. Wallukat, Gerd: 19 articles (05/2015 - 02/2002)
9. Schultheiss, Heinz-Peter: 19 articles (04/2015 - 06/2002)
10. Katus, Hugo A: 19 articles (03/2015 - 01/2008)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Dilated Cardiomyopathy:
1. carvedilol (Coreg)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Metoprolol (Lopressor)FDA LinkGeneric
3. DobutamineFDA LinkGeneric
4. Amiodarone (Amiodarona)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Digoxin (Digitek)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE Inhibitors)IBA
7. DiureticsIBA
8. Carnitine (L-Carnitine)FDA LinkGeneric
9. 3-Iodobenzylguanidine (Iobenguane)IBA
10. Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Heart Transplantation (Grafting, Heart)
2. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
4. Implantable Defibrillators (Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator)
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)