Cardiomyopathies

  • Hugo Spindola-Franco
  • Bernard G. Fish

Abstract

Cardiomyopathy is the term used to describe a heterogenous spectrum of disorders of the myocardium. If the cause can be identified, it may be found that it involves the heart exclusively, or it may be part of a systemic disorder. In many instances no etiology can be determined. These comprise the idiopathic group.

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Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy (Amyloidosis, Sarcoidosis and Hemochromatosis)

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Arrythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia

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Uhl Anomaly

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugo Spindola-Franco
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Bernard G. Fish
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Albert Einstein College of MedicineYeshiva UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Montefiore Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Bronx Veterans Administration HospitalNew YorkUSA

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