Medline ® Abstract for Reference 87
of 'Alcoholic cardiomyopathy'
Long-term prognosis in patients with alcoholic cardiomyopathy and severe heart failure after total abstinence.
Guillo P, Mansourati J, Maheu B, Etienne Y, Provost K, Simon O, Blanc JJ
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.
Département de Cardiologie, Hôpital de la Cavale Blanche, Brest, France.