Tag: Cardiomyopathy Part II When the Heart Muscle is Sick

Cardiomyopathy (Part II): When the Heart Muscle is Sick

Cardiomyopathy (Part II): When the Heart Muscle is Sick

Last week we discussed what a cardiomyopathy is, including the three categories of dilated, hypertrophic and restrictive. We then focused on types of dilated cardiomyopathies, along with some discussion about their treatment. Today I’ll continue our review of cardiomyopathies by focusing on hypertrophic. Whereas a dilated cardiomyopathy is defined by the heart chamber being enlarged, a hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is defined by the…

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