CARDIOMYOPATHIES Chest pain is common Frequently asymptomatic Severe cases associated with heart failure, arrhythmias ECG abnormalities are often present, although the changes are frequently nonspecific Left ventricular hypertrophy may be present An echocardiogram is useful Chest radiographs can be normal or can show evidence of congestive heart failure or cardiomegaly.
Assessment questions How many different types of cardiomyopathies do we have? List down the symptoms of heart failure. In general, is medication an appropriate treatment method for cardiomyopathy? YES/NO