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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Heart muscle: That is not functioning normally with resultant chamber enlargement. Diagnosed by echocardiogram.
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
52 years experience Cardiology
Enlarged heart: Dilated cardiomyopathy is description of an enlarged,poorly contracting heart. It can be due to known factors such as ischemia(coronary),infectiion(vi ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Weak enlarged heart: Dilated cardiomyopathy is a condition where the heart is not pumping normally and is enlarged. There are many causes including inherited conditions, i ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cardiomyopathy: Dilated cardiomyopathy is a weak heart condition. It is serious and requires long term treatment. It is caused by viruses, poisons, alcohol, genetics ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Shortness of breath: Fatigue & fluid retention.
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Dr. David Malpass
32 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Many symptoms: Cardiomyopathy can cause a variety of symptoms, including fatigue, shortness of breath, easy tiring, exercise intolerance, abnormal heart beats, swell ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
It depends: Strictly speaking, "dilated" cardiomyopathy is less likely to reverse. In other words, if the ventricle has already dilated, it is less likely that i ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
45 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Any potential causes should be addressed. There are several medications that, in combination, may greatly improve symptoms and slow progression of dis ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Dilated cardiomyopat: Answering this question is difficult. Dilated cardiomyopathy is a general term. The general condition has likely been present through much if not all ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
26 years experience Cardiology
All kinds: People from all kinds of different backgrounds end up with dilated cardiomyopathy (dcm) from severe coronary atherosclerotic heart disease and other s ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Murphy
18 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Not Clear...: Dilated cardiomyopathy, as far as we understand, comes in four broad categories... Genetic, infectious, ischemic, toxic. The term dilated cardiomy ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Dilated cardiomyopathy (dcm) prognosis depends on many things. The degree of dysfunction affects the prognosis. The degree of symptoms affects the pro ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Meds such as acei, b-blockers, water pills, digoxin.Devices such as aicd bi-ventricular pacemakers and left ventricular assist devices. Some pts are t ... Read More
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