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This 3-day symposium on the cardiomyopathies brought together many leading world authorities in an effort to review and discuss the diseases primarily affecting the myocardium. Two days of the proceedings were devoted to papers dealing with the clinical, pharmacological, hemodynamic, surgical, and pathological aspects of the obstructive forms of cardiomyopathy. The last day was spent discussing the other forms of cardiomyopathies including endomyocardial fibrosis, fibroelastosis, Friedreich's disease, and infectious myocarditis.
In spite of the recent voluminous literature on the obstructive form of myocardial disease, this section of the book is replete with exciting and stimulating new data. To cite a
Cardiomyopathies. Ciba Foundation Symposium.. Ann Intern Med. ;63:547. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-3-547_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(3):547.
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