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400 Possible Causes for Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    CONCLUSIONS: The presence of dilated cardiomyopathy, of either alcoholic or hypertensive origin, is related to an increase in myocardial superoxide dismutase activity.[] Light-to-moderate alcohol intake is associated with a decreased incidence of coronary heart disease, while heavy drinking may be a precursor for cardiomyopathy.[] RESULTS: Patients with dilated cardiomyopathy, either of alcoholic or hypertensive origin, showed increased myocardial superoxide dismutase activities compared with patients[]

  • Acute Myocarditis

    BACKGROUND: Previous reports have suggested that despite their dramatic presentation, patients with fulminant myocarditis (FM) might have better outcome than those with acute nonfulminant myocarditis (NFM). In this retrospective study, we report outcome and changes in left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) in[…][]

  • Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy

    […] disease Dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to alcohol (disorder) Dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to alcohol Alcoholic cardiomyopathy edit English alcoholic cardiomyopathy[] Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is a type of dilated cardiomyopathy.[] Also this case focuses attention on dilated alcoholic cardiomyopathy.[]

  • Cobalt Poisoning

    In August 1965, a patient presented to a hospital in Quebec City with symptoms suggestive of alcoholic cardiomyopathy.[] It develops abruptly with a clinical picture that resembles beriberi or alcoholic cardiomyopathy.[] Roberts, Experimental cobalt cardiomyopathy in the dog: A model for cardiomyopathy in dogs and man, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 60, 2, (263), (1981). R.[]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    The key message is that all patients with alcoholic dilated cardiomyopathy should be advised and assisted to stop drinking alcohol.[] Other Names for Dilated Cardiomyopathy Alcoholic cardiomyopathy.[] Alcoholism. Family history of coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathy.[]

  • Holiday Heart Syndrome

    Be careful not holiday heart syndrome which is associated with excessive drinking over a short period of time, with alcoholic cardiomyopathy ( I42.6 Alcoholic cardiomyopathy[] Clinically similar to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, alcoholic cardiomyopathy is a major form of secondary dilated cardiomyopathy in the western world.[] Differential diagnosis: (1) alcoholic cardiomyopathy (2) other causes of atrial fibrillation References: Greenspon AJ, Schaal SF.[]

  • Primary Cardiomyopathy

    cardiomyopathy [ kahr″de-o-mi-op ah-the ] a general diagnostic term designating primary myocardial disease. alcoholic cardiomyopathy a congestive cardiomyopathy resulting[] When the cardiomyopathy is associated with alcoholism, assign code 425.5 for alcoholic cardiomyopathy.[] Other Names for Dilated Cardiomyopathy Alcoholic cardiomyopathy.[]

  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    BACKGROUND: The histologic difference between alcoholic cardiomyopathy (ACM) and idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDCM) is unclear.[] ) Heart valve disease (valvular cardiomyopathy) Alcoholism (heavy drinking, alcoholic cardiomyopathy) Drug abuse or taking d rugs that are toxic to the heart Thyroid disease[] Most cases of dilated cardiomyopathy are idiopathic (an exact cause is not known) Sometimes a viral illness may be responsible Occasionally it may be inherited (familial cardiomyopathy[]

  • Alcoholic Myopathy

    Skip to Content « Previous Page En Español Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy Topic Overview Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is caused by long-term alcohol abuse.[] Skeletal myopathy was diagnosed in 61 cases, alcoholic cardiomyopathy in 26, peripheral neuropathy in 23 and cirrhosis in 12.[] Abnormal heart rhythms can cause death in some cases. - Alcoholic cardiomyopathy: incidence, clinical characteristics, and pathophysiology, Piano MR., 2002 - Alcoholic cardiomyopathy[]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Second, alcoholic cardiomyopathy was found in 35% of cases, mostly in the form of myelofibrosis.[] […] level) ECG (cardiomyopathy) BSL (hypoglyceamia) blood gas (hyperlactaemia) ketones (alcoholic ketoacidosis – tends to occur in poorly nourished chronic alcohol consumers[] Again, abstinence from alcohol is paramount.[]

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