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What is Amyloid cardiopathy?

What is Amyloid cardiopathy?

  • Amyloid cardiopathy: Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage and is potentially fatal. The cardiac form involves deposits of amyloid in the heart muscle which affects its function. The electrical conduction system of the heart is impaired.

Amyloid cardiopathy: Introduction

Types of Amyloid cardiopathy:

Broader types of Amyloid cardiopathy:

Who gets Amyloid cardiopathy?

Gender Ratio for Amyloid cardiopathy: male predominance

How serious is Amyloid cardiopathy?

Complications of Amyloid cardiopathy: see complications of Amyloid cardiopathy

What causes Amyloid cardiopathy?

Causes of Amyloid cardiopathy: see causes of Amyloid cardiopathy

What are the symptoms of Amyloid cardiopathy?

Symptoms of Amyloid cardiopathy: see symptoms of Amyloid cardiopathy

Complications of Amyloid cardiopathy: see complications of Amyloid cardiopathy

Amyloid cardiopathy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Amyloid cardiopathy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Amyloid cardiopathy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Amyloid cardiopathy: Cardiologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Amyloid cardiopathy.
Treatments for Amyloid cardiopathy: see treatments for Amyloid cardiopathy

Name and Aliases of Amyloid cardiopathy

Main name of condition: Amyloid cardiopathy

Other names or spellings for Amyloid cardiopathy:

cardiac amyloidosis, stiff heart syndrome, TTR amyloid cardiopathy, Transthyretin amyloid cardiopathy


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