Dilated Cardiomyopathy

From Genetics to Clinical Management

by Gianfranco Sinagra, Marco Merlo, Bruno Pinamonti

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Book Description

This book presents a comprehensive overview of dilated cardiomyopathy, providing readers with practical guidelines for its clinical management. The first part of the book analyzes in detail the disease's pathophysiology, its diagnostic work up as well as the prognostic stratification, and illustrates the role of genetics and gene-environment interaction. The second part presents current and future treatment options, highlighting the importance of long-term and individualized treatments and follow-up.
Furthermore, it discusses open issues, such as the apparent healing phenomenon, the early prognosis of arrhythmic events or the use of genetic testing in clinical practice.
Offering a multidisciplinary approach for optimizing the clinical management of DCM, this book is an invaluable aid not only for the clinical cardiologists, but for all physicians involved in the care of this challenging disease.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Dilated Cardiomyopathy ebook for free in PDF format (10.7 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Medical
Publisher
Springer
Published
2019
Pages
239
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030138639
ISBN10
3030138631
ISBN13 Digital
9783030138646
ISBN10 Digital
303013864X
PDF Size
10.7 MB
License
CC BY