n South African Medical Journal - Dilated cardiomyopathy and potentially deadly digoxin : editorial
|Article Title||Dilated cardiomyopathy and potentially deadly digoxin : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Author||Lionel H. Opie|
|Publication Date||Jun 2011|
|Pages||388 - 390|
|Keyword(s)||University of Cape Town|
Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a relatively common condition in sub-Saharan Africa, accounting for a substantial portion of patients admitted for heart failure. In the Heart of Soweto study it was the most common cardiovascular disease. Two important contributions to our understanding of this puzzling condition appear in this issue.
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