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Cardiomyopathy, Dilated

"Cardiomyopathy, Dilated" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cardiomyopathy, Dilated" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cardiomyopathy, Dilated" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 388 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 25 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.