Pages tagged: cardiomyopathy

Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Also called “congestive cardiomyopathy,” dilated cardiomyopathy damages the muscle tissue that makes up the heart’s pumping chambers. If the chamber...

Inotropic Agents

 What are inotropes? Inotropic agents, or inotropes, are medicines that change the force of your heart’s contractions. There are 2...

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is an inherited disease that directly affects the heart muscle. Because of several high-profile cases of young...