Open access comprehensive review of dilated cardiomyopathy, from pathophysiology to clinical management
Describes in detail differential diagnosis work-up for patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy
Highlights open issues such as the clinical use of genetic testing and arrhythmia in dilated cardiomyopathy
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Table of contents (15 chapters)
About this book
Furthermore, it discusses open issues, such as the apparent healing phenomenon, the early prognosis of arrhythmic events or the use of genetic testing in clinical practice.
Offering a multidisciplinary approach for optimizing the clinical management of DCM, this book is an invaluable aid not only for the clinical cardiologists, but for all physicians involved in the care of this challenging disease.
- Open Access
- Cardiac Imaging in Dilated Cardiomyopathy
- Echocardiography in Dilated Cardiomyopathy
- Endomyocardial biopsy in Dilated Cardiomyopathy
- Etiology of Dilated Cardiomyopathy
- Regenerative Medicine and dilated cardiomyopathy
- Multidisciplinary approach to Dilated Cardiopathy
- Diagnosis of Dilated Cardiomyopathy
- Red-flags approach in dilated cardiomyopathy
- non-ischemic cardiomyopathy
- Pathophysiology of Dilated Cardiomyopathy
- Arrhythmias in dilated cardiomyopathies
- follow-up in dilated cardiomyopathy
- Open issues in dilated cardiomyopathy
Editors and Affiliations
Cardiovascular Department, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata, Trieste, Italy
Gianfranco Sinagra, Marco Merlo, Bruno Pinamonti
About the editors
Gianfranco Sinagra is a full professor of Cardiology at University of Trieste and director of the Cardiovascular Department of the University Hospital Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata, Trieste, Italy, a centre of reference for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiomyopathies. He is author of more than 350 peer-reviewed international publications and several books, mostly on prognostic stratification, analysis of subgroups and reviews on dilated cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathies and myocarditis. He is editor of following Springer books “Genetic Cardiomyopathies” (2013) and “Clinical Echocardiography and Other Imaging Techniques in Cardiomyopathies” (2014).
Marco Merlo is chief of the Clinical Research of Cardiovascular Department and of Heart Muscle Disease Registry of Trieste, that currently enrolls more than 2000 cardiomyopathy patients, 1200 of which are affected by dilated cardiomyopathy. His expertise covers the management of cardiomyopathy outpatients as well as inpatients. He is author of more than 70 peer-reviewed international publications, mostly on prognostic stratification, analysis of subgroups and reviews on dilated cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathies and myocarditis.
Bruno Pinamonti is chief of the Echo Lab at the Cardiovascular Department of Trieste. He is an international expert on echo imaging in cardiomyopathies, specialized in dilated cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy and myocarditis. He is author of more than 120 peer-reviewed international publications and several books, mostly on prognostic stratification, analysis of subgroups on dilated cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathies and myocarditis, including the Springer book “Clinical Echocardiography and Other Imaging Techniques in Cardiomyopathies” (2014).
All Editors have published peer-reviewed papers about cardiomyopathies in the major international medical journals, such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of American College of Cardiology, Circulation and the European Heart Journal.
Book Title: Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Book Subtitle: From Genetics to Clinical Management
Editors: Gianfranco Sinagra, Marco Merlo, Bruno Pinamonti
Publisher: Springer Cham
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019
License: CC BY
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-13863-9Published: 28 May 2019
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-13866-0Published: 15 August 2020
eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-13864-6Published: 17 May 2019
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: IX, 241
Number of Illustrations: 10 b/w illustrations, 45 illustrations in colour