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[Alcohol induced specific cardiomyopathy]

TÁTRAI Tihamér1

APRIL 28, 1993

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1993;3(04)

[Alcoholic cardiomyopathy represents a serious public health problem in Hungary. The author describes the diagnostic criteria and three clinical types: Vitamin B, deficiency, arrhythmic form and congestive alcoholic heart disease. The importance of arrhythmias is emphasized with regard to pathogenesis and clinical features. Non-invasive and invasive diagnostic methods are discussed. The latest therapeutic possibilities are discussed, but emphasis is placed on the importance of prevention.]

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  1. Országos Reumatológiai és Fizioterápiás Intézet III. Belgyógyászat Budapest

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