Pediatric Cardiomyopathy

Need of funding for research and treatment options

Introduction

Heart disease in which blood cannot flow properly through the body


Primary and secondary cardiomyopathy in children and infants

Causes of the Disease

75% of children have no known cause


Can be acquired or inherited


Four Forms

Treatment Options

Treatment aims to treat secondary effects


Variations in treatments

Current Research and Development

300 genetic mutations may play a role


Lack of certain protein cause mice to acquire disease