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car·di·o·my·op·a·thy

 (kär′dē-ō-mī-ŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. car·di·o·my·op·a·thies
A disease or disorder of the heart muscle, especially of unknown or obscure cause.
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cardiomyopathy

(ˌkɑːdɪəʊmaɪˈɒpəθɪ)
n
(Pathology) pathol a disease of the heart muscle usually caused by a biochemical defect or a toxin such as alcohol. Also called: myocardiopathy
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car•di•o•my•op•a•thy

(ˌkɑr di oʊ maɪˈɒp ə θi)

n.
any disease of the heart muscle.
[1960–65]
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cardiomyopathy

Medicine. a general term designating the early stages of diseases of heart muscles.
See also: Heart
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cardiomyopathy

1. Disease of the heart muscle.
2. A term used for a disease of the heart’s muscle, resulting in a decrease in the heart’s efficiency to contract and circulate blood.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cardiomyopathy - a disorder (usually of unknown origin) of the heart muscle (myocardium)
cardiopathy, heart disease - a disease of the heart
hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - a disorder in which the heart muscle is so strong that it does not relax enough to fill with the heart with blood and so has reduced pumping ability
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Translations
cardiomiopatia

car·di·o·my·op·a·thy

n. cardiomiopatía, alteración del músculo del corazón;
alcoholic ______ alcohólica;
congestive ______ congestiva;
dilated ______ dilatada;
familial hypertrophic ______ hipertrófica familiar;
hypertrophic ______ hipertrófica;
idiopathic ______ idiopática;
puerperal ______ puerperal.
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cardiomyopathy

n (pl -thies) cardiomiopatía, miocardiopatía, cardiopatía; dilated — cardiomiopatía or miocardiopatía dilatada; hypertrophic — cardiomiopatía or miocardiopatía hipertrófica; ischemic — cardiopatía isquémica; restrictive — cardiomiopatía or miocardiopatía restrictiva; stress-induced —, takotsubo — cardiomiopatía or miocardiopatía por estrés, cardiomiopatía de takotsubo
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"When you have a patient with syncope and an ECG abnormality that suggests ARVC, you immediately restrict activity and immediately go on to imaging.
in high school student athletes in the US (Drezner et al 2009).The results of the registry in the Veneto region of Italy place ARVC as the most common cause of SCD (23%), followed by atherosclerotic CAD (19%) (Corrado et al 2003).
Attendees have been closely watching how certain issues play out in other markets, said Jeff Sims, ARVC senior director of state relations.
ARVC causes the heart to stop pumping blood around the body properly, resulting in an increased risk of sudden cardiac arrest.
In the case of our patient, electrocardiographic T-wave inversions in precordial leads, and the abovementioned echocardiographic findings, raised a suspicion of ARVC. A final diagnosis of partial absence of pericardium was reached by cardiac MRI.
To the Editor: We described a successful treatment of a case diagnosed with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) with absent pulmonary valve (APV).
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is a genetically mediated cardiomyopathy characterized by fibro-fatty degeneration and aneurysmal dilatation of the right ventricle (RV) myocardium with variable degrees of left ventricular (LV) involvement.
The term "arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy" (ARVC) is mostly agreed, replacing the previous name of "arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia" (ARVD), still in use.
Boxer arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is inherited as an autosomal dominant disease with incomplete penetrance that can lead to syncope or sudden death as a consequence of ventricular arrhythmias, caused by a series of ultrastructural changes in cardiomyocytes (MEURS, 2010; OXFORD et al., 2011).
In the final proof-of-concept experiment, the researchers used induced pluripotent stem cells taken from a patient with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC), an inherited form of heart disease and a leading cause of sudden death in young adults.
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is a progressive cardiomyopathy and is estimated to affect 1 in 1000-5000 people.