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Myocardial disease
Neglected tropical cardiomyopathies: I. Chagas disease
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    Chagas Disease: a neglected cardiomyopathy
    • Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales, Physician Researcher
    • Other Contributors:
      • Mayra A. Rivas, Cardiology Service, Children’s Hospital J.M. De Los Ríos, Caracas, Venezuela; Jesus A. Benitez, Chagas Disease Program, Ministry of Health, Maracay, Venezuela.

    Dear Editor,

    Recently, Yacoub et al,[1] reviewed for the section Education in Heart of the journal Heart, different clinical but also epidemiological, diagnostic, therapeutic and other aspects of Chagas disease, “a neglected tropical cardiomyopathy”. Although it should be acknowledge the importance of such reviews, particularly in a topic that has been neglected in many aspects, including research as well intern...

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