Correction: COCAINE CARDIOMYOPATHY — A CASE REPORT (2014, Vol 9, issue 3, p. 233–237.)

Antonio Georgiev, Julija Zhivadinovik


In Sanamed Medical Journal, vol. 9, issue 3, in the text titled ‘COCAINE CARDIOMYOPATHY — A CASE REPORT’ authors made a mistake by inadequately citing parts of scientific paper, in sections Introduction and Discussion. The mistake was discovered by Center for Evaluation in Education and Science (CEON). Authors were informed from the Editorial Board of Medical Journal ‘Sanamed’ and the stated parts of paper were timely corrected.


Abstract: The second most commonly used drug in the world is cocaine. Its use is the most common cause of death among drug users. The use of cocaine is associated with acute and chronic complications. Mostly affected system in the human body’s cardiovascular system. Cocaine cardiomyopathy may result from the use of cocaine.

This article presents a first case in Republic of Macedonia of 24-year-old male with reversible cocaine-related cardiomyopathy. Clinical presentation, laboratory, X-ray, ultrasound findings and treatment are reviewed.

Key words: cocaine, reversible cocaine cardiomyopathy, diagnosis, treatment


cocaine; reversible cocaine cardiomyopathy; diagnosis; treatment

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