The Medical Management of Clinical Endocardial Fibroelastosis
Fifty-six patients with the clinical diagnosis of primary endocardial fibroelastosis have been reviewed. There was an over-all mortality rate of 44 per cent and a long-term survival of 56 per cent. Of 31 long-term survivors, 27 are without cardiac symptomatology or cardiomegaly. The method and rationale of therapy are reviewed.
- © 1964 American Heart Association, Inc.