- Familial dilated cardiomyopathy: cardiac abnormalities are common in asymptomatic relatives and may represent early diseaseM K Baig
Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, England, United Kingdom
J Am Coll Cardiol 31:195-201. 1998..This study sought to determine whether early disease is identifiable in asymptomatic relatives of patients with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) by means of noninvasive cardiologic assessment...
- Cardiac autoantibodies in dilated cardiomyopathy become undetectable with disease progressionA L Caforio
Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London
Heart 77:62-7. 1997..To determine the relation of cardiac autoantibody and disease status in a consecutive series of patients with dilated cardiomyopathy by prospective antibody testing at diagnosis and at follow up...
- Autoimmunity to alpha myosin in a subset of patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathyJ H Goldman
Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George s Hospital, London, UK
Br Heart J 74:598-603. 1995..To use an enzyme linked immunoassay (ELISA) technique to assess frequency and disease specificity of anti-alpha-myosin antibodies in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy and their relatives...
- Abnormal cardiopulmonary exercise variables in asymptomatic relatives of patients with dilated cardiomyopathy who have left ventricular enlargementN G Mahon
Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, UK
Heart 83:511-7. 2000..Left ventricular enlargement with normal systolic function is common in asymptomatic relatives of patients with familial dilated cardiomyopathy, many of whom progress to overt dilated cardiomyopathy at follow up...