Sudden death in nondilated cardiomyopathies: pathophysiology and prevention.


Sudden cardiac death is a frequent cause of death and has been well studied in the setting of both ischemic and dilated cardiomyopathies. The primary and secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death has not been the focus of randomized clinical trials in the large cohort of patients with nondilated, nonischemic cardiomyopathies, however. Those disorders… (More)