Depends. It is not that common but can be caused by various reasons including childbirth, infection or drugs to name the most common. In most cases patients recover or can be treated by medications. Make sure you find a good doctor who specializes in this.
Fairly common. Unfortunately it is becoming more common. It can be mild or severe with associated heart failure. Treatment is tailored to the underling cause.
Please tell me what does a cardiac output of 3.7 l/min in a patient with severe dilated cardiomyopathy indicate?
Cardiomyopathy. Normal cardiac out put should be around 5.0 l/min. So your cardiac out put is moderately decreased due to cardiomyopathy.
My dad is suffering from copd, dilated cardiomyopathy, pulmunary edema, global hypokinesis of lv, severe lv dysfunction, lvef of 25%, moderate to sev?
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Severe. Discuss with his medical team if he will benefit from aicd and pulmonologist if he is candidate for oxygen.