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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 87

of 'Alcoholic cardiomyopathy'

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Long-term prognosis in patients with alcoholic cardiomyopathy and severe heart failure after total abstinence.
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Guillo P, Mansourati J, Maheu B, Etienne Y, Provost K, Simon O, Blanc JJ
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Am J Cardiol. 1997;79(9):1276.
 
We prospectively evaluated the long-term prognosis of 14 patients with alcoholic cardiomyopathy and severe end-stage congestive heart failure after total abstinence. Improvement was very significant after 6 months of follow-up in most patients, and continued thereafter.
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Département de Cardiologie, Hôpital de la Cavale Blanche, Brest, France.
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