myocardiopathy


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myocardiopathy

 [mi″o-kar″de-op´ah-the]
any noninflammatory disease of the myocardium.

car·di·o·my·op·a·thy

(kar'dē-ō-mī-op'ă-thē),
Disease of the myocardium. As a disease classification, the term is used in several different senses, but is limited by the World Health Organization to: "Primary disease process of heart muscle in absence of a known underlying etiology" when referring to idiopathic cardiomyopathy.
Synonym(s): myocardiopathy
[cardio- + G. mys, muscle, + pathos, disease]

myocardiopathy

/myo·car·di·op·a·thy/ (-kahr″de-op´ah-the) cardiomyopathy.

myocardiopathy

[mī′ōkär′dē·op′əthē]
Etymology: Gk, mys, muscle, kardia, heart, pathos, disease
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Dilated myocardiopathy

car·di·o·my·op·a·thy

(kahr'dē-ō-mī-op'ă-thē)
Disease of the myocardium; a primary disease of heart muscle in the absence of a known underlying etiology.
Synonym(s): myocardiopathy.
[cardio- + G. mys, muscle, + pathos, disease]

myocardiopathy

any noninflammatory disease of the myocardium.

Patient discussion about myocardiopathy

Q. I have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and an ICD. Is it possible to get breast implants with an ICD? I have no further symptoms: I workout and run 6 days a week, in good shape and only 27 years old.

A. Some medical equipment can damage your ICD If you are visiting your doctor , tell him or her that you have an ICD BEFORE they do any testing or treatment.i'm pretty sure they'll find a creative way to do the implant.any way- before doing any procedure- ask the cardiologist that handles you about it.

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