What is the role of liver function tests in the workup of dilated cardiomyopathy?

Updated: Nov 28, 2018
  • Author: Vinh Q Nguyen, MD; Chief Editor: Gyanendra K Sharma, MD, FACC, FASE  more...
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Answer

Liver function test results can be elevated. Possible causes in these patients include one or more of the following:

  • Alcoholic disease

  • Hemochromatosis

  • Hepatic congestion (nutmeg liver)


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