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New tests spot heart damage from anabolic steroids

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Doctors can now conveniently distinguish early signs of myocardial changes that might herald cardiomyopathy in power athletes who have misused anabolic androgenic steroids.

With Doppler myocardial imaging (DMI) and strain rate imaging (SRI) they have been able to show subclinical impairment of systolic and diastolic function not detectable by …

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