Cardiomyopathy, dilated

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Term Cardiomyopathy, dilated
Description A form of cardiac muscle disease that is characterized by ventricular dilation, contractile dysfunction of the left or both heart ventricles, and congestive heart failure (heart failure, congestive) symptoms.
Definition Cardiomyopathy, dilated

A form of cardiac muscle disease that is characterized by ventricular dilation, contractile dysfunction of the left or both heart ventricles, and congestive heart failure (heart failure, congestive) symptoms.

References 1. NCBI, MeSH http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=search&db=mesh&term=Cardiomyopathydilated
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