Pediatric cardiomyopathy: importance of genetic and metabolic evaluation
Journal of Cardiac Failure,
Kindel SJ et al. – The cause of cardiomyopathy is identifiable in a majority of affected children. An underlying metabolic or syndromic cause is identified in >35% of children with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) or Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Identification of etiology is important for management, family–based risk assessment, and screening.