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
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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
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy:
- High Blood Pressure: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy?
Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy:
Causes of Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy
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Less Common Symptoms of Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy
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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.
It...read 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 causes...read 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, is...read 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 any...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes...read 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"...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become...read 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,...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain...read 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 can...read 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 a...read 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 chronic...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is...read 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 known...read more »
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Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Muscle and Orthopedic Specialists:
- Cholesterol Specialists:
- Cardiac (Heart) Specialists:
- Digestive Health Specialists (Gastroenterology):
- Liver Health Specialists (Hepatology):
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Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:
Hospitals & Clinics: Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy
Research quality ratings and patient safety measures
for medical facilities in specialties related to Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy:
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Choosing the Best Hospital:
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on hospital performance and surgical care quality:
Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Animations
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Statistics for Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy
Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy: Broader Related Topics
Types of Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy
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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
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