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Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy

Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Introduction

Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy refers to heart problems associated with liver cirrhosis. Often the condition is asymptomatic but stresses on the body such as infection, surgery or organ transplant can exacerbate the condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy is available below.

Symptoms of Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy

Treatments for Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy

  • Treatment usually involves supportive measures. Orthotopic liver transplant may help some patients but the surgery increases the stress on the heart which can cause problems
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy?

Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Complications

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Causes of Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy

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Less Common Symptoms of Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy

Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may be more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be considered for more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with more »

Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The reasons are multifactorial. Possible conditions include more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better more »

Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy

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Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Rare Types

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Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Animations

Statistics for Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy

Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy Info

More information about Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy

  1. Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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