cardiomyopathy

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Synonyms for cardiomyopathy

a disorder (usually of unknown origin) of the heart muscle (myocardium)

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Adipositas cordis, fatty infiltration of the right ventricle, and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.
The prevalence of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) in the general population is an estimated 1:1,000 to 1:5,000, though it is often confused with the more common hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (prevalence of 1:500) as a cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes.
Paul's grieving family have all now undergone tests for the condition Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy.
Nadia, a staff nurse, learned earlier this week that she has arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy - the same form of the disease as experts believe her brother Jamie died from.
The gene for arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy maps to chromosome 14q23-q24.
It was later discovered Mr Taylor had been suffering from arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC).
There are currently four recognised types: Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive Cardiomyopathy and Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy.
Evaluation of RV function is important in patients with suspected arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) and in therapeutic follow-up of patients after repair of certain congenital heart diseases, and cannot be reliably measured on any other non-invasive modality.
Pathologist Jan Lowe said the death was brought on by a rare condition called arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy where fat and scar tissue begins appearing on the heart.
The second most common cause of unexpected sudden death in the young is Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC), where the normal right ventricular muscle cells are replaced by fibrous tissue and fat.
The illness - arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy - can be so severe and unpredictable that some victims don't survive.
The most common are hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which accounts for roughly 40% of sudden deaths in athletes, followed by arthythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, responsible for 24%.
There are four known separate and distinct conditions of cardiomyopathy - arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and restrictive cardiomyopathy.
Cardiomyopathies are progressive diseases that affect the heart muscle including Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM), Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM), Conduction Disease associated with DCM (CD-DCM), Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC), and Left Ventricular Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy (LVNC).
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