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Symptomatic ischemic heart disease resulting from obstructive intramural coronary amyloidosis.

Authors
  • 1
  • 1 Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American Journal of Medicine
0002-9343
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
109
Issue
3
Pages
181–188
Identifiers
PMID: 10974179
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

The diagnosis of ischemic heart disease resulting from obstructive intramural coronary amyloidosis is difficult to establish before death or cardiac transplantation. Although the condition has a poor prognosis, its accurate recognition may have therapeutic implications, because some patients may benefit from treatment, including systemic chemotherapy or cardiac transplantation.

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