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La cardiomiopatía dilatada implica el aumento del tamaño del músculo cardíaco y es el tipo más común de cardiomiopatía. El músculo cardíaco se debilita y no puede bombear la sangre eficientemente. La función cardíaca disminuida afecta a los pulmones, hígado y otros órganos del cuerpo.
- Last reviewed on 7/11/2012
- David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc. Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, Washington.
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