Last Updated on Aug 27, 2016

Prognosis of Cardiomyopathy and Famous Patients

The outlook (prognosis) of Cardiomyopathy depends on a number of factors:

  • Cause of the Cardiomyopathy
  • Response to treatment
  • Severity of the heart problem
  • Type of Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a chronic condition and may get worse very quickly.

Some of the famous cases of Cardiomyopathy include:

  • Nick Carter (Musician) Backstreet Boys
  • Slash, guitarist for Guns N Roses
  • Michael James Hegstrand aka Road Warrior Hawk an American professional wrestler

References:

  1. Cecil Medicine, 23rd Ed.
  2. Harrison's PRINCIPLES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 17TH Edition
  3. Garlic Oil may Protect Against Cardiomyopathy in Diabetes Patients - (http://www.medindia.net/news/Garlic-Oil-may-Protect-Against-Cardiomyopathy-in-Diabetes-Patients-74723-1.htm)
  4. Link between enteroviruses and dilated cardiomyopathy: serological and molecular data - (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1025673/)

Comments

vaishali9524 Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Which age group people are more affected by Cardiomyopathy?

hollande2312bay Tuesday, February 8, 2011

This actually has some good information, but it is poorly written with many spelling/grammar mistakes, and it makes me wonder who on earth wrote this? Therefore, I don't trust this information; it looks very unprofessional.

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