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Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) : Inherited Heart Disease Clinic

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0630
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‘Arrhythmogenic’ refers to any heart rhythm disease that changes the normal electrical current of your heartbeat and causes it to become irregular. ‘Cardiomyopathy’ is a disease that causes the heart muscle to slowly be replaced by scar tissue and fatty tissue. Both of these are present in ARVC. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of ARVC, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medications, a pacemaker, sometimes an internal defibrillator, and rarely a heart transplant…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular disorders
Other Subjects
Heart--Abnormalities--Patients
Heart--Diseases
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
‘Arrhythmogenic’ refers to any heart rhythm disease that changes the normal electrical current of your heartbeat and causes it to become irregular. ‘Cardiomyopathy’ is a disease that causes the heart muscle to slowly be replaced by scar tissue and fatty tissue. Both of these are present in ARVC. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of ARVC, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medications, a pacemaker, sometimes an internal defibrillator, and rarely a heart transplant). Websites for further information are also noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Inherited Heart Disease Clinic, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0630

DCM : dilated cardiomyopathy

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34671
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0629
Available Online
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In dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), the heart muscle has become weak, thin or floppy. It cannot push the blood back to the body as forcefully as it once did. The pamphlet gives the causes of DCM, symptoms, diagnostic procedures and treatments (medications, a pacemaker or internal defibrillator and rarely a heart transplant). Websites for further information are also noted.
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular disorders
Other Subjects
Heart--Hypertrophy
Myocardium--Diseases
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
In dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), the heart muscle has become weak, thin or floppy. It cannot push the blood back to the body as forcefully as it once did. The pamphlet gives the causes of DCM, symptoms, diagnostic procedures and treatments (medications, a pacemaker or internal defibrillator and rarely a heart transplant). Websites for further information are also noted.
Responsibility
Inherited Heart Disease Clinic, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0629

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) : Inherited Heart Disease Clinic

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34669
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0631
Available Online
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In HCM, there is a severe thickening of the heart muscle, mainly in the septum. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of HCM, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medications, a pacemaker and sometimes an internal defibrillator). Websites for further information are also noted.
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular disorders
Other Subjects
Heart--Hypertrophy
Myocardium--Diseases
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
In HCM, there is a severe thickening of the heart muscle, mainly in the septum. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of HCM, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medications, a pacemaker and sometimes an internal defibrillator). Websites for further information are also noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Inherited Heart Disease Clinic, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0631

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