Heart Lung Circ 2022 May 10;31(5):616-622. Epub 2022 Feb 10.
School of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia; Department of Cardiology, Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Adelaide, SA, Australia; Heart Health Theme, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Adelaide, SA, Australia; Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia. Electronic address:
The growth in methamphetamine usage worldwide continues to present increasing societal and health care challenges. With the escalation of its usage in a variety of social demographics, the entity of methamphetamine-associated cardiomyopathy (MA-CMP) has emerged. This entity is increasingly responsible for an important proportion of heart failure burden in both admissions to hospital and in those individuals requiring chronic heart failure care. Read More