midwall fibrosis

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midwall fibrosis 

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cross-section of heart with midwall fibrosis

CARDIOLOGY, PATHOLOGY

The presence of intramural fibrosis in a heart affected by non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy, which is confined to intramural and/or subepicardial regions, and regarded as an independent predictor of all-cause mortality in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy.  

Synonym Midwall replacement fibrosis 

Reference JAMA 2013; 309:896-90

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