This article describes the causes and outcomes of dilated cardiomyopathy in children. Genetic, infectious, metabolic, and acquired causes of dilated cardiomyopathy are discussed. The predictors for better and worse outcomes are reviewed. Guidelines for the use of medical and surgical therapies to treat heart failure in children are summarized.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||18|
|Journal||Heart Failure Clinics|
|State||Published - Oct 2010|
- Heart failure
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine