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The Classification of Cardiomyopathies

  • G. Sinagra
  • L. Mestroni
  • F. Camerini
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Abstract

The term cardiomyopathy was probably used for the first time in 1957, when W. Bridgen [1] described the diseases of the myocardium of “non-coronary ” etiology. Previously, a variable terminology had been used for these diseases, such as “myocardosis ” /“cardiac myopathy ”, “myocarditis ” etc.

Keywords

Dilate Cardiomyopathy Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Regulatory Myosin Light Chain Myosin Binding Protein 
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  • G. Sinagra
  • L. Mestroni
  • F. Camerini

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