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Clinical Trial Now: Use of adult mesenchymal stem-stromal cells (mscs) are currently in clinical trial in us/internationally. Trend is toward use of fat derived mscs, havested by liposuction, isolated and concentrated in tissue culture. Early reports suggest significant improvement in neurological, autoimmune and organ functions. Many more mscs in fat than bone marrow making ad-msc the center of most research now. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cardiomyopathy: Cardiomyopathy is weakness of the heart muscles sometimes leading to heart failure. Can be ischemic cardiomyopathy which is due to narrowing of the blood vessels of your heart or can be non-ischemic which can be due to a variety of causes including hypertension, viral infection, or metabolic diseases (amyloidosis/sarcoidosis) among other things. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Consider sarcoidosis: Sacoidosis can cause diffuse micronodular changes in lung tissue and in the less common cases of cardiac infiltration a dilated nonischemic cardiomyopathy (may also cause a restrictive cm). Other possibilities include viral or other chronic inflammatory conditions which affect the lungs and heart simultaneously. ...Read more
Can someone please describe nonischemic cardiomyopathy? My record shows hypertrophic and nonischemic cardiomyopathy a and chf? Really concerned
Multiple reasons: Non ischemic means it is not from lack of blood supply to the heart. Hypertrophic impies the heart size is getting larger. CHF implies the heart is starting to fail. One cause of this is prolonged hypertension, but there are multiple causes. Discuss with your cardiologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In 2010 was diagnosis with nonischemic cardiomyopathy, have low hr/bp. Now feeling electric impulse in heart. Pacemaker advised by doc. Any thoughts?
I have stage 4 emphasema and nonischemic cardiomyopathy. I am worn out all the time even after a good niter sleep. Is this from copd? All labs r good
Complicated question: Could be related to copd, to cardiomyopathy or to another condition or medications ( I do not see any meds for htn). You really should see a doc face to face to have a few simple things evaluated. Consider oxygenation, sleep apnea, atrial fibrillation, worsening cm, thyroid, anemia, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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