What are underlying associations with dilated cardiomyopathy?
alcohol, obesity, pregnancy, sleep apnea
What are the histologic findings in dilated cardiomyopathy?
myofiber hypertrophy and disarray
"lacy" interstitial fibrosis
What type of cardiomyopathy can occur during or up to 6 months after pregnancy?
What type of cardiomyopathy has a 100% genetic cause and prominent left ventricle?
Idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis is associated with what type of cardiomyopathy?
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is associated with mutations in what protein?
sarcomeric myosin heavy chain, light chain
What are the main causes of restrictive cardiomyopathy?
cardiac amyloidosis and endocardial fibroelastosis
What is the hallmark feature of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy?
fatty infiltration and fibrosis of right ventricular myocardium
What are the clinical features of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy?
rare, autosomal dominant, can cause sudden death due to arrhythmia, right heart failure, young pts