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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.

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

car•di•o•my•op•a•thy

(ˌkɑr di oʊ maɪˈɒp ə θi)

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

cardiomyopathy

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

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.
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
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.

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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IDCM, a form of DCM without an identifiable cause, can be diagnosed after exclusion of secondary causes and other primary cardiomyopathies. Secondary causes include untreated hypertension, myocarditis triggered by infection, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, autoimmune disease, metabolic factors, alcohol abuse and nutritional deficiencies.
today announced the launch of the 2nd Annual MyoSeeds Research Grants Program, an initiative to support original, independent research in the biology and underlying mechanisms of cardiomyopathies and precision heart disease treatment.
"We were interested in studying cardiomyopathies, because heart failure caused by this historically uncommon disorder doubled in Sweden between 1987 and 2006," said Annika Rosengren, co-author of the study.
Keywords: Case Report, Cardiomyopathies, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Isolated Non-compaction of the Ventricular Myocardium.
Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is one of the rare cardiomyopathies which can also present like an acute myocardial infarction (MI).
Almost all cardiomyopathies have a genetic basis that causes myofibrillar disarray.
Treatable cardiomyopathies. Indian J Pediatr 2000; 67: 7-10.
Takotsubo cardiomyopathies have been described in case of Epinephrine injection in anaphylactic reactions [4, 5] but none has ever needed an extracorporeal assistance.
The agreement focuses on heritable cardiomyopathies and includes three MyoKardia programs.
It is a separate entity from other known existing cardiomyopathies, and it has a poorly understood pathophysiology.
This disease develops because of the pregnancy, and is not the same as other cardiomyopathies (Hilfiker-Kleiner, Haghikia, Nonhoff, & Bauersachs, 20i5).
It's not clear if different diseases and causes exist, or if the cardiomyopathies are part of a disease with one genetic cause.