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Survival Without Cardiac Transplantation Among Children With Dilated Cardiomyopathy.

Authors
  • Singh, Rakesh K1
  • Canter, Charles E2
  • Shi, Ling3
  • Colan, Steven D4
  • Dodd, Debra A5
  • Everitt, Melanie D6
  • Hsu, Daphne T7
  • Jefferies, John L8
  • Kantor, Paul F9
  • Pahl, Elfriede10
  • Rossano, Joseph W11
  • Towbin, Jeffrey A12
  • Wilkinson, James D13
  • Lipshultz, Steven E13
  • 1 Department of Pediatrics, University of California-San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California. Electronic address: [email protected]
  • 2 Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 3 New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts.
  • 4 Department of Pediatrics, Boston's Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 5 Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University and Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 6 Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado.
  • 7 Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, New York.
  • 8 Department of Pediatrics, The Heart Institute, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 9 Department of Pediatrics, Stollery Children's Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. , (Canada)
  • 10 Department of Pediatrics, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
  • 11 Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 12 Department of Pediatrics, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.
  • 13 Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Publication Date
Nov 28, 2017
Volume
70
Issue
21
Pages
2663–2673
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.09.1089
PMID: 29169474
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Children with DCM have improved survival in the more recent era. This appears to be associated with factors other than heart transplantation, which was equally prevalent in both eras. (Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry [PCMR]; NCT00005391).

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