Cardiomyopathy

What is Cardiomyopathy?

Disease of the myocardium. As a disease classification, the term is used in several different senses, but is limited by the World Health Organization to: “Primary disease process of heart muscle in absence of a known underlying etiology” when referring to idiopathic cardiomyopathy.

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would a patient being treated for cardiomyopathy be tested for hiv

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if a viral cause is suspected

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There are different causes and types of...

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43 old female, 165 lbs; cardiomyopathy, related to live birth 2 years ago. EJF than 15% now around 40%. Have an increase in symptoms and not being...

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You have been diagnosed as having peripartum cardiomyopathy. Since the ejection fraction has not returned...

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