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    Cardiomyopathies Professional

    Cardiomyopathies, Genetic: familial forms of cardiomyopathy; cardiomyopathy is also associated with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. [ 3 ] Peripartum cardiomyopathy develops...

    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Conditions

    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, What is cardiomyopathy? Cardiomyopathy means a disease of the heart muscle. There are four main types: Dilated cardiomyopathy - whe...

    Dilated Cardiomyopathy Conditions

    Dilated Cardiomyopathy, What is cardiomyopathy? Cardiomyopathy means a condition caused by a problem with the heart muscle. There are four main types: Dilated card...

    Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Professional

    Restrictive Cardiomyopathy, There are separate articles which discuss Cardiomyopathies , Dilated Cardiomyopathies and Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy . ...

    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Professional

    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, There are separate articles which discuss Cardiomyopathies , Dilated Cardiomyopathies , Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy and ...

    Dilated Cardiomyopathies Professional

    Dilated Cardiomyopathies, There are separate articles which discuss Cardiomyopathies , Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy , Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy and ...

    Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy Professional

    Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy, There are separate articles which discuss Cardiomyopathies , Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy , Dilated Cardiomyopathies...

    Löffler's Eosinophilic Endocarditis Professional

    Investigations Full blood count will show marked eosinophilia - at least 0.44 x 10 9 /l Electrocardiogram , echocardiogram and possibly CT scan and biopsy - useful to diagnose cardiomy...

    Alström's Syndrome Professional

    Alström's syndrome is a very rare autosomal recessive disorder characterised by progressive cone-rod dystrophy leading to blindness , sensorineural hearing loss, childhood obesity associat...

    Heart in Systemic Disease Professional

    Pericardial effusion can further constrict the heart and cause cardiac tamponade. Cardiomyopathy Cardiomyopathy is discussed much more fully in the separate Cardiomyopath...

    Sudden Cardiac Death in Young People Professional

    Their data show that 36% of all sudden deaths in this registry are attributed to confirmed cardiovascular causes, of which the most frequent are hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (36%), congenit...

    Becker's Muscular Dystrophy Professional

    Generally, walking difficulties begin after the age of 16. [ 1 ] Female carriers of BMD may be affected, either by some degree of muscle weakness and/or by cardiomyopathy. Epidemiology...

    Atrial Fibrillation Conditions

    For example, AF occurs in some people with  heart valve problems ,  pericardial disease ,  dilated cardiomyopathy  and  hypertrophic cardiomyopathy . O...

    Causes Treatment Complications Preventing Stroke

    Heart Disease Conditions

    What is cardiomyopathy? Cardiomyopathies are diseases that affect the heart muscle. There are several types: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy In hypertrophic cardiomyopathy the...

    Friedreich's Ataxia Professional

    It is frequently associated with cardiomyopathy or diabetes. [ 1 ] There is progressive ataxia, dysarthria, decreased proprioception/vibration sense and muscle weakness.

    Cytotoxic Antibiotics Professional

    Associated with cardiac toxicity - this is rare and includes supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) and cardiomyopathies (related to dose).

    Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Professional

    They may also help regarding respiratory function, cardiomyopathy and scoliosis. [ 7 ] This must be balanced against side-effects, including osteoporosis and vertebral fractures.

    Pulmonary Oedema Conditions

    Any disease of the heart that weakens or stiffens the heart muscle ( hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or dilated cardiomyopathy ). Leaking or narrowed heart valves (mitral or aortic...

    Chronic Pericarditis Professional

    Constrictive pericarditis is underdiagnosed, mainly because of the difficulty in differentiating it from restrictive cardiomyopathy and other causes of right heart failure [ 2 ] . Constric...

    Refsum's Disease Professional

    Cardiac arrhythmia and heart failure (caused by cardiomyopathy) may develop later in life.  Infants generally seem normal at birth. Symptoms begin by late childhood or adolescen...

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