This case report explores the improved cardiac function of treating non- ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy with a left ventricular assist device. The importance of this case study underscores that possible early treatment of acromegalic cardiomyopathy could slow the progression of the cardiomyopathy and prevent invasive cardiac procedures.
Reddy, Navya; Zheng, Xin; Codorniz, Kevin; Sakr, Antoine E.; and Stoletniy, Liset
"Improvement of Cardiac Function in a Patient with Heart Failure and LVAD Placement with Treatment of Undiagnosed Acromegaly,"
Loma Linda University Student Journal: Vol. 3
, Article 7.
Available at: http://scholarsrepository.llu.edu/llu-student-journal/vol3/iss1/7