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Compendium on Cardiomyopathies - Basics, Therapeutics, and Perspectives

  • ID: 4986834
  • Book
  • January 2020
  • 351 Pages
  • Bentham Science Publishers Ltd

Compendium on Cardiomyopathies provides an easily readable source of material for practicing physicians, clinicians, cardiologists, intensivists and emergency medicine specialists. It presents an overview of different cardiomyopathies with information known from the past to the present.

Chapters cover different kinds of cardiomyopathies: hypertrophic cardiomyopathies, pediatric cardiomyopathies, arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, inherited cardiomyopathies, Chagas disease, Takotsubo cardiomyopathy and more.

Readers will be informed about current research on different aspects of these cardiomyopathies such as etiology, important imaging methods used in diagnosis and treatment, genetics and clinical management. This compendium also introduces the reader to new terms describing groups of cardiomyopathies to enable them to apply modern clinical management principles while treating patients.

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Chapter 1

  • The Dynamics and the Continual Pursuit for an In-Depth Understanding of the Genetics of Cardiomyopathies

Chapter 2

  • The Relationship Between Myocarditis (Viral, Autoimmune) and Cardiomyopathy (Infective, Inflammatory)

Chapter 3

  • Familiar Dilated Cardiomyopathy: a Comprehensive Overview

Chapter 4

  • Current Perspectives in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Novel Therapeutic Medical Approaches, Misconceptions, and the Present Prevalent Issues  

Chapter 5

  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure in Children: Inheritance, Structural, and Morpho-Molecular Changes

Chapter 6

  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular cardiomyopathy

Chapter 7

  • Inherited Cardiac Channelopathies and Sudden Death

Chapter 8

  • Chagas Cardiomyopathy: The Fate of Newborns, Pregnant Mothers, and Their Unborn Child

Chapter 9

  • Non-Compaction Cardiomyopathy from Infancy to Adulthood

Chapter 10

  • Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Chapter 11

  • Endemic Agrestic Cardiomyopathy: Where Negligence Leads to Heart Failure, while Pain and Sudden Death Become the New Normal

Subject Index

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  • Jinfu Yang
  • Iroegbu Chukwuemeka Daniel
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