The summary below is from the full report titled “Echocardiographic Evaluation in Asymptomatic Relatives of Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy Reveals Preclinical Disease.” It is in the 19 July 2005 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 143, pages 108-115). The authors are N.G. Mahon, R.T. Murphy, C.A. MacRae, A.L.P. Caforio, P.M. Elliott, and W.J. McKenna.
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How Common Is Silent Heart Disease in the Relatives of Patients with Heart Failure?. Ann Intern Med. ;143:I–28. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-143-2-200507190-00004
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2005;143(2):I-28.
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