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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
3: Dilated, Hypertrophic and Restrictive.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Research ongoing: The use os stem cells in a variety of afflictions show promise.Most work with cardiomyopathy is in adults, and stem cell use appears to be helpful but ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Hypertrophic or...: Hypertrophic or dilated cardiomyopathy can both result with hypertrophy generally occurring first.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Cardiac MRI would give very accurate info about chamber sizes and motion/function. "Heart failure" per se is a clinical diagnosis. BUT the cardiac MR ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Cardiomyopathy: read this: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cardiomyopathy/basics/definition/con-20026819
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience in Pediatric Critical Care
Cardiomyopathy: Carduomyopathy is disease of the heart muscle. There are various types of cardiomyopathy and causes, and the symptoms can vary from minimal or none to ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience in Family Medicine
No: If you have ischemia from coronary artery disease along with it then you may feel the pain of angina in your chest.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Cardiomyopathy: this is a nonspecific term, the problem can be genetic, infectious, inflammatory, toxic, neoplastic, metabolic and idiopathic and I probably forgot so ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: It depends on the cause. If due to alcohol, abstention often cures it. If due to pregnancy, about 50% return to normal. Due to chemotherapy, it rarely ... Read More
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