Restrictive cardiomyopathyRRestrictive cardiomyopathyRestrictive cardiomyopathyEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2010-01-15T05:00:00ZJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000056.000000000000093.0000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about restrictive cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart muscle becomes very stiff and cannot pump blood effectively.</p><p> Restrictive cardiomyopathy causes the heart's muscle to become very stiff, preventing the heart from pumping enough blood to the body. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Restrictive cardiomyopathy is the most serious type of cardiomyopathy.</li> <li> Children with this condition will have symptoms of congestive heart failure. </li> <li> This condition is difficult to treat with medication and may require a heart transplant. </li></ul>
Cardiomyopathie restrictiveCCardiomyopathie restrictiveRestrictive CardiomyopathyFrenchCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2010-01-15T05:00:00ZJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000056.000000000000093.0000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Informez-vous sur la myocardiopathie restrictive, quand le muscle cardiaque se raidit considérablement et ne peut pas pomper le sang efficacement.</p><p>La myocardiopathie restrictive fait en sorte que le muscle cardiaque se raidit considérablement et empêche le coeur de pomper une quantité suffisante de sang dans le corps. </p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li>La myocardiopathie restrictive est le type le plus grave de myocardiopathie. </li> <li>Les enfants atteints de cette maladie présenteront des symptômes d’une insuffisance cardiaque congestive. </li> <li> Il n’est pas facile de traiter cette maladie au moyen de médicaments et une greffe du cœur peut s’imposer. </li></ul>

 

 

Restrictive cardiomyopathy1630.00000000000Restrictive cardiomyopathyRestrictive cardiomyopathyREnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2010-01-15T05:00:00ZJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000056.000000000000093.0000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about restrictive cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart muscle becomes very stiff and cannot pump blood effectively.</p><p> Restrictive cardiomyopathy causes the heart's muscle to become very stiff, preventing the heart from pumping enough blood to the body. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Restrictive cardiomyopathy is the most serious type of cardiomyopathy.</li> <li> Children with this condition will have symptoms of congestive heart failure. </li> <li> This condition is difficult to treat with medication and may require a heart transplant. </li></ul><h2>What is restrictive cardiomyopathy?</h2><p>Restrictive cardiomyopathy is rare, but it is the most serious type of cardiomyopathy and has the fewest treatment options. </p><p>With restrictive cardiomyopathy, the heart muscle becomes very stiff, so it does not stretch in the relaxation phase when it needs to fill with blood. Although the heart keeps pumping, it does not pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. Children with this problem will have symptoms of congestive heart failure. </p> <figure class="swf-asset-c-80"><span class="asset-image-title">Restrictive cardiomyopathy</span><div class="asset-animation"> src="https://akhpub.aboutkidshealth.ca/Style%20Library/akh/swfanimations/swf.html?swffile=CM_restrictive_MED_ANI_EN.swf" </div> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">With this condition, the heart muscle becomes very stiff, so it doesn't stretch in the relaxation phase when it needs to fill with blood. The atria become severely enlarged and because the ventricles are stiff, blood backs up into the atria. As a result, not enough blood is pumped to meet the body's needs. </figcaption> </figure> <h2>Treatment of restrictive cardiomyopathy</h2><p>This condition is difficult to treat with medications. It may require a heart transplant.</p>Restrictive cardiomyopathy

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