Pediatric Cardiomyopathy

Need of funding for research and treatment options


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