- Cytokines, interstitial collagen and ventricular remodelling in dilated cardiomyopathyPekka Timonen
Department of Internal Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
Int J Cardiol 124:293-300. 2008..Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is associated with myocardial fibrosis, and proinflammatory cytokines may play a role in this...
- Intermittent levosimendan treatment in patients with severe congestive heart failurePetri O Tuomainen
Department of Internal Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Eastern Finland, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
Clin Res Cardiol 102:485-93. 2013..Levosimendan (LS) is a novel inodilator for the treatment of severe congestive heart failure (CHF). In this study, we investigated the potential long-term effects of intermittent LS treatment on the pathophysiology of heart failure...