New link found between alcohol, genes and heart failure -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

New link found between alcohol, genes and heart failure

06/07/2018

Image: two MRI scans of a heart; Copyright: Imperial College of London

3. This image shows a heart with alcoholic cardiomyopathy, but is a cross-section through the middle of the heart, as if looking down from the 'top'. This shows the main pumping chamber (the left ventricle) is enlarged. 4. This image shows a cross-section of a healthy heart.