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Study on transplanted hearts reveals risk genes for cardiovascular diseases

15/09/2017

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The scientists were keen to discover which genes increase the risk of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), an inherited myocardial insufficiency that can lead to heart failure and sudden death.