Diseases of the Myocardium, Pericardium, and Endocardium

  • Celia M. Oakley
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 31)

Abstract

Cardiomyopathies are disorders of the myocardium of unknown cause that are not associated with other disorders (figure 9-1). Specific heart muscle diseases, once known as secondary cardiomyopathies, are disorders of the myocardium of known cause or association, such as amyloid heart disease, sarcoid heart disease, or alcoholic heart disease.

Keywords

Aspirin Anemia Retina Streptomycin Cardiol 

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