Cardiomyopathy (WHO/ISFC 1995 classification)

Cardiomyopathy classification separates the various cardiomyopathies into several subtypes. A cardiomyopathy is defined as a "disease of the myocardium with associated cardiac dysfunction".

It was initially classified according to the 1995 WHO/ISFC system as follows:

This has since been revised as follows 11

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rID: 7408
System: Cardiac
Tags: cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cardiomyopathy types
  • WHO 1995 cardiomyopathy classification
  • Cardiomyopathy sub types
  • Cardiomyopathy 1995 WHO classification
  • WHO/ISFC 1995 cardiomyopathy classification system

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