5 edition of Cardiomyopathies found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[edited by] Peter H. Bruno and Matthew T. Giordano.|
|Contributions||Bruno, Peter H., Giordano, Matthew T.|
|LC Classifications||RC685.M9 C3547 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008041206|
This book reviews the basic knowledge about the cardiomyopathies and re-enforces the well-known definitions and classification of cardiomyopathies and specific heart muscle diseases, respectively. It emphasizes the importance of maintaining the classification into hypertrophic, dilated and restrictive cardiomyopathies, even though there are. Cardiomyopathy, any cardiac disease process that results in heart failure due to a decrease in the pumping power of the heart or due to an impairment in the filling of the cardiac chambers. Persons with cardiomyopathy frequently retain excess fluid, .
The cardiomyopathies are a group of disorders that can be acquired or have a congenital basis. 2 The different forms of cardiomyopathy exhibit overlapping manifestations that may be a reflection of the limited number of adaptive changes the heart can withstand, including cardiac hypertrophy, necrosis and deposition with fibrosis, and metabolic Author: Harsimran Saini, Sara Tabtabai, James R. Stone, Patrick T. Ellinor. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Morbidity / Mortality Mortality – 1%-3% per year Some remain stable or improve. Clinical deterioration is slow Sudden death – higher in children/ adolescentsFile Size: 4MB.
Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) accounts for 60% of all cardiomyopathies and is defined as an intrinsic myocardial disease process characterized by progressive myocyte hypertrophy, dilation, and contractile dysfunction of one or both ventricles. 1, 3, 4 Although ventricular wall thickness can be increased, the degree of hypertrophy is proportionally less compared to the amount of . Cardiomyopathy can occur in children regardless of age, race, and gender. Pediatric cardiomyopathy can be inherited or acquired through a viral infection and sometimes the cause is unknown. It is a frequent cause of sudden cardiac arrest in the young, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
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The book is focused on these cardiomyopathies, its features, its pathophysiology and its relation to sudden death. Mention is made also on general aspects, like ecocardiographic findings and myocardial contractile reserve, specific as pathophysiology and molecular mechanisms and cardiomyopathies in special populations.
Cardiomyopathy is an anatomic and pathologic diagnosis associated with muscle or electrical dysfunction of the heart. Cardiomyopathies represent a heterogeneous group of diseases that often lead to progressive heart failure with signifcant morbidity and mortality.
Cardiomyopathies may be primary Cardiomyopathies book, genetic, mixed, or acquired) or secondary Cited by: 22 rows Cardiomyopathies book are the most featured cardiac pathologies in the twenty-first Author: Kaan Kirali.
Cardiomyopathies: Classification, Evaluation and Treatment [Elliot Miller] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Cardiomyopathy refers to a set of diseases which affect the heart muscle.
Common symptoms include swelling of the lower extremities. Juan Pablo Kaski, Perry Elliott, in Paediatric Cardiology (Third Edition), The cardiomyopathies are a heterogeneous group of disorders of cardiac muscle (Table ).Previous classifications defined cardiomyopathies as myocardial diseases of unknown cause, 2 but increased understanding of their aetiology and pathogenesis has led to a revised definition.
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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Cardiomyopathies Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) Dilated cardiomyopathies (DCM) Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) Cardiac transplantation • Cardiomyopathy is the cause of almost a quarter of cardiac maternal deaths• Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), and restrictive cardiomyopathy usually predate the.
Abstract. Cardiomyopathies are a varied group of heart diseases that are characterized by abnormalities of the heart muscle.
Although these generally exclude those secondary to coronary artery disease, hypertension, congenital, valvular, or pericardial pathology, this definition has loosened, and terms such as “ischemic cardiomyopathy” or “hypertensive cardiomyopathy”.
This book contains current topics on intensive care such as critical care for neonatal, neurological, and cardiological patients; fluid management in these patients; and intensive care infections.
We wish the readers find this book to be helpful. Category: Medical Compendium On Cardiomyopathies Basics Therapeutics And Perspectives. Cardiomyopathy is a group of diseases that affect the heart muscle.
Early on there may be few or no symptoms. As the disease worsens, shortness of breath, feeling tired, and swelling of the legs may occur, due to the onset of heart failure.
An irregular heart beat and fainting may occur. Those affected are at an increased risk of sudden cardiac : Unknown, genetic, alcohol, heavy metals. Manifestations of cardiomyopathies are usually those of heart failure and vary depending on whether there is systolic dysfunction, diastolic dysfunction, or both.
Some cardiomyopathies may also cause chest pain, syncope, arrhythmias, or sudden death. Evaluation typically includes family history, blood tests, ECG, chest x-ray, echocardiography. International Symposium on Cardiomyopathies ( Tiervlei, South Africa). Cardiomyopathies. Baltimore, University Park Press  (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Eörs Bajusz; George Rona; International Study Group for Research in Cardiac Metabolism.
Director. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, East 28th. Street, SuiteMinneapolis, MN ‐, USA.
Print book: Conference publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Myocardium -- Diseases -- Congresses. Myocardium -- Diseases. Cardiomyopathies. More like this: Similar Items. Heart failure is a major, cause of death worldwide, most frequently secondary toacardiomyopathicdisorder.
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Started inthis collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters. Introduction. An understanding of cardiomyopathy (CMP) is very important, as it is a common cause of heart failure in children and the most common indication for heart transplantation in children older than 1 year1).
Primary CMP is rare).In Asia, reports on the incidence of primary CMP in pediatric age groups are extremely rare; hence, further research Cited by: 6.
The rarest of the three major cardiomyopathies, deposits within or fibrosis of the myocardium causes stiffening. This reduces the heart’s ability to relax, therefore giving rise to diastolic dysfunction. The image on the left shows regular structure and function, whilst the right shows a stiffened area of myocardium and diminished function.
Learn cardiomyopathies with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of cardiomyopathies flashcards on Quizlet. Cardiomyopathy refers to diseases of the heart muscle.
In cardiomyopathy, the heart muscle becomes thick or rigid, which can weaken the heart. Learn more about causes, risk factors, screening and prevention, signs and symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments for cardiomyopathy, and how to participate in clinical trials.INTRODUCTION.
Cardiomyopathies are diseases of heart muscle .A contemporary definition for cardiomyopathy is a myocardial disorder in which the heart muscle is structurally and functionally abnormal in the absence of coronary artery disease, hypertension, valvular disease, and congenital heart disease sufficient to explain the observed myocardial abnormality.The cardiomyopathies: an overview M J Davies St George’s Hospital Medical School, Histopathology Department, London, UK Table 1 The cardiomyopathies,as deﬁned by the World Health Organization1 Speciﬁc (secondary to external processes) Intrinsic to myocardium Hypertensive cardiomyopathy Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)Cited by: