Diseases of the Myocardium, Pericardium, and Endocardium

  • Celia M. Oakley
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 76)


Cardiomyopathies are disorders of the myocardium of unknown cause (Figure 12–1). Specific heart muscle diseases are disorders of the myocardium of known cause or association, such as amyloid, sarcoid, or alcoholic heart disease.


Aortic Valve Mitral Valve Mitral Regurgitation Dilate Cardiomyopathy Infective Endocarditis 
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