European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 147, Issue 5, pp 558–558 | Cite as

Primary or secondary cardiomyopathies?

  • A. A. Schmaltz
  • A. Kohlschütter
  • G. Hausdorf
Letters to the Editors


Public Health Cardiomyopathy Secondary Cardiomyopathy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Schmaltz
    • 1
  • A. Kohlschütter
    • 2
  • G. Hausdorf
    • 2
  1. 1.Abteilung für Pädiatrische KardiologieUniversitäts-KinderklinikTübingenFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Universitäts-KinderklinikHamburgFederal Republic of Germany

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