The aim of this thesis is three-fold:
first, to provide better insight into the etiology of childhood Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM);
second, to evaluate the contribution of temporal evolution of risk factors in predicting adverse outcome, and
third, to improve treatment of children across the clinical spectrum of DCM

W.A. Helbing (Willem) , A.J.J.C. Bogers (Ad) , M. Dalinghaus (Michiel)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
This research was supported by a joint grant from “Stichting Hartdroom” and the “Dutch Heart Foundation”.
Department of Pediatrics

van der Meulen, M. (2020, September 23). Children with Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Towards predicting outcome and optimizing treatment. Retrieved from