Edited by Perry Elliott, Pier D. Lambiase and Dhavendra Kumar

in Inherited Cardiac Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199559688
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726231 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks


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Classification - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM): definition and diagnosis - Clinical family screening for HCM - HCM caused by sarcomeric protein gene mutations - HCM pathophysiology - Echocardiography in HCM - Tissue Doppler imaging in HCM - Stress echocardiography in HCM - Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in HCM - HCM symptom management (drugs) - Treatment of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction - Sudden cardiac death (SCD) in HCM - Management of the risk of SCD in HCM - Management of atrial arrhythmias in HCM - Differentiation of HCM from hypertensive heart disease - Common diagnostic dilemmas—racial variants - Athletic heart - Friedreich's ataxia - Cardiac amyloidosis - Noonan syndrome - Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) - Histological findings in DCM - Screening for familial DCM - Genetics of familial DCM - Echocardiography in DCM - Cardiovascular magnetic resonance in DCM - DCM and laminopathies - DCM and deafness - DCM/ARVC overlap - Peripartum cardiomyopathy - Pharmacological treatment of DCM - Pacing in DCM - Implantable cardioverter defibrillators in DCM - Cardiac transplant indications - Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy - Restrictive cardiomyopathy - Left ventricular non-compaction - Genetics - Takotsubo cardiomyopathy

Chapter.  19353 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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