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What is the long-term outlook of dilated cardiomyopathy?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: CHF

Congestive heart failure, shortness of breath.

In brief: CHF

Congestive heart failure, shortness of breath.
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Depends

Needs close follow up by an expert doc.
One can live many years if monitored and managed by an expert doc without doc sudden death is easily possible.

In brief: Depends

Needs close follow up by an expert doc.
One can live many years if monitored and managed by an expert doc without doc sudden death is easily possible.
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Dr. Rada Ivanov
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Depends

Depends on how severe it is.
Milder forms can be controlled with medications, which is the majority of patients, and a normal lifestyle is quite possible. The most severe cases may be eligible for heart transplantation, talk to your doctor.

In brief: Depends

Depends on how severe it is.
Milder forms can be controlled with medications, which is the majority of patients, and a normal lifestyle is quite possible. The most severe cases may be eligible for heart transplantation, talk to your doctor.
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