Miocardiopatía dilatada e insuficiencia cardíaca grave. Puesta al día para el médico pediatra

Translated title of the contribution: Dilated cardiomyopathy and severe heart failure. An update for pediatricians

Paola Caviedes Bottner, Tamara Córdova Fernández, Marcos Larraín Valenzuela, Pablo Cruces Romero

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Abstract

Dilated cardiomyopathy is the main cause of heart failure leading to heart transplant.It sprognosisis variable and depends on the etiology, the patient’s ageatonset,and the severity. The management of dilated cardiomyopathy is aimed at minimizing symptoms and preventing disease progression; it requires a comprehensive screening for comorbidities and the prevention of complications to improve the overall status of these children and mitigate their prognosis.Here we present are view oriented at the multidisciplinary management that pediatricians should consider when seeing these patients.

Translated title of the contributionDilated cardiomyopathy and severe heart failure. An update for pediatricians
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)e421-e428
JournalArchivos Argentinos de Pediatria
Volume116
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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