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ALLMedicine™ Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Center

Research & Reviews  310 results

A multidisciplinary case report of multiple myeloma with renal and cardiac involvement:...
BMC Nephrology; Innocenti S, Bacchi B et. al.

Nov 19th, 2022 - Multiple myeloma (MM) is a malignant neoplasm associated with kidney involvement in nearly half of the patients. Cast nephropathy, monoclonal immunoglobulin deposition disease (MIDD), and light chain (AL) amyloidosis are the most common monoclonal...

Therapy of ATTR Cardiac Amyloidosis: Current Indications.
Current Problems in Cardiology; Di Lisi D, Di Stefano V et. al.

Nov 7th, 2022 - Transthyretin cardiac amyloidosis is a restrictive cardiomyopathy caused by extracellular deposition in the heart of amyloid fibrils derived from plasma transthyretin (ATTR), either in its hereditary (ATTRh) or acquired (ATTRwt) forms. Cardiac amy...

Restrictive cardiomyopathy: definition and diagnosis.
European Heart Journal; Rapezzi C, Aimo A et. al.

Oct 22nd, 2022 - Restrictive cardiomyopathy (RCM) is a heterogeneous group of diseases characterized by restrictive left ventricular pathophysiology, i.e. a rapid rise in ventricular pressure with only small increases in filling volume due to increased myocardial ...

Genetic Basis of Childhood Cardiomyopathy.
Circulation. Genomic and Precision Medicine; Bagnall RD, Singer ES et. al.

Oct 18th, 2022 - The causes of cardiomyopathy in children are less well described than in adults. We evaluated the clinical diagnoses and genetic causes of childhood cardiomyopathy and outcomes of cascade genetic testing in family members. We recruited children fr...

Subtyping of cardiac amyloidosis by mass spectrometry-based proteomics of endomyocardia...
Amyloid : the International Journal of Experimental and C... Noborn F, Thomsen C et. al.

Oct 10th, 2022 - Cardiac amyloidosis is a severe condition leading to restrictive cardiomyopathy and heart failure. Mass spectrometry-based methods for cardiac amyloid subtyping have become important diagnostic tools but are currently used only in a few reference ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  13 results

Physiologic Assessment of Microvascular Function in Patients With Cardiac Amyloidosis

Sep 8th, 2022 - Amyloidosis is rare systemic disorder characterized by the extracellular deposition of misfolded protein in various organ system, including heart. Among the several types of amyloid fibrils, the light chain and transthyretin amyloid proteins most ...

Healthy-related Quality of Life and Physical Activity of Children With Cardiac Malformations

Dec 30th, 2021 - Advances in paediatric cardiology has improved the prognosis of children with inherited cardiac disorders. However, quality of life and physical activity have been scarcely analysed in children with inherited cardiac arrhythmia or inherited cardio...

Molecular Imaging of Primary Amyloid Cardiomyopathy

Sep 23rd, 2021 - Primary light chain amyloidosis (AL) is the most common systemic amyloidosis, resulting from a plasma cell dyscrasia, a hematological malignancy. It causes a restrictive cardiomyopathy (AL-CMP) in over 70% of individuals. AL-CMP is as lethal as st...

Placenta Accreta New Detection Procedure by Rapid Assessment of Serum BNP

Apr 28th, 2021 - The investigators will conduct a monocentric , prospective, observational study, including 60 pregnant women, with history of at least one previous uterine scar, and scheduled for cesarian delivery. The participants will be divided into 3 equal gr...

Analysis of the Evolution of SUVmax by Quantitative Analysis Method of Bisphosphonate Scintigraphy

Apr 26th, 2021 - Cardiac amyloidosis is a cause of restrictive cardiomyopathy with preserved ejection fraction associated with amyloid fibrils deposits in the myocardium. Two types of amyloid commonly infiltrate the heart: immunoglobulin light-chain amyloid (AL), ...

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News  20 results

Bullous Amyloidosis Masquerading as Pseudoporphyria
Kavita Darji, MD, Niraj Butala, MD et. al.

Oct 6th, 2021 - Cutaneous amyloidosis encompasses a variety of clinical presentations. Primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis comprises lichen amyloidosis, macular amyloidosis, and nodular amyloidosis.

Heart Failure Clinical Practice Guidelines (ESC, 2021) 

Sep 3rd, 2021 - Clinical practice guidelines on the management of heart failure by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) were published in August 2021 in the European Heart Journal.[1] HFpEF (heart failure with preserved ejection fraction) diagnosis requires e...

UK's World-first Paediatric Heart Transplant Technique

Feb 22nd, 2021 - Two UK hospitals have collaborated to expand the donation after circulatory death (DCD) heart transplant programme to children. Doctors behind the scheme said the world-first paediatric heart transplant technique, previously only available to adul...

High-Dose Tafamidis Boosts Survival in Transthyretin Amyloidosis Cardiomyopathy

Jun 9th, 2020 - Treatment with oral tafamidis at 80 mg/day provided a significantly greater survival benefit than dosing at 20 mg/day in patients with transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy in the long-term extension of the landmark ATTR-ACT trial, Thibaud Damy, MD...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge on Key Aspects of Heart Failure

Feb 7th, 2020 - Because of increased myocardial oxygen consumption and demand beyond a critical level, the following high-output states can precipitate the clinical presentation of heart failure: Profound anemia Thyrotoxicosis Myxedema Paget disease of bone Albri...

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Patient Education  4 results see all →