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Prognosis of Cardiomyopathy

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Cardiomyopathy: 27,260 deaths (NHLBI 1999)

Estimated mortality rate for Cardiomyopathy from prevalence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 27,260 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 27,260 deaths (NHLBI 1999))
  • Incidence: 50,000 (USA prevalence calculated from this data: 50,000 Americans (NHLBI)
  • 54.5% (ratio of deaths to prevalence).
  • See also Deaths and Cardiomyopathy and Overview of Cardiomyopathy.


Complications of Cardiomyopathy may include:

Complications of Cardiomyopathy from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Cardiomyopathy.

Prognosis of Cardiomyopathy Discussion

However, the condition is a leading reason for heart transplantation. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Cardiomyopathy: NHLBI)

Cardiomyopathy: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Cardiomyopathy usually refers to the likely outcome of Cardiomyopathy. The prognosis of Cardiomyopathy may include the duration of Cardiomyopathy, chances of complications of Cardiomyopathy, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Cardiomyopathy, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Cardiomyopathy. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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