[Epidemiology-etiology of dilated cardiomyopathy].

  title={[Epidemiology-etiology of dilated cardiomyopathy].},
  author={Hans Georg Olbrich},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Kardiologie},
  volume={90 Suppl 1},
Among the cardiomyopathies,--dilated cardiomyopathy (dcm), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, restrictive cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy--, dcm is the most frequent entity. Its prevalence in the United States amounts to 36 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, men being almost 3-fold more involved than women. The etiology of dcm is very… CONTINUE READING