CARDIOMYOPATHIES

DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY

It is the most common non-ischemic cardiomyopathy. In dilated cardiomyopathy, the internal dimensions of the left or right ventricle increase, while their systolic performance is also affected …

STRESS CARDIOMYOPATHY

Stress cardiomyopathy also known as broken heart syndrome or Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is an entity characterized by, usually transient, left ventricular dysfunction …

RESTRICTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY

It is the least common cardiomyopathy. It is characterized by the existence of a rigid myocardium which restricts diastolic filling …

HYPETROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is defined as an increase in the thickness of the walls of the left ventricle which may not be attirbuted to loading conditions …