Circulating growth differentiation factor-15 correlates with myocardial fibrosis in patients with non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy and decreases rapidly after left ventricular assist device support

Sjoukje I. Lok*, Bjorn Winkens, Roel Goldschmeding, Ankie J. P. van Geffen, Fay M. A. Nous, Joyce van Kuik, Petra van der Weide, Corinne Klopping, J. Hans Kirkels, Jaap R. Lahpor, Pieter A. Doevendans, Nicolaas de Jonge, Roel A. de Weger

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1249-1256
JournalEuropean journal of heart failure
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012


  • GDF-15
  • LVAD
  • Heart failure
  • DCM
  • Remodelling
  • Fibrosis

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