Fast Five Quiz: Causes of Heart Failure

Yasmine S. Ali, MD; Jeffrey J. Hsu, MD


December 13, 2022

In most cases, restrictive cardiomyopathies are sporadic and are associated with the gene for cardiac troponin I.

Autosomal dominant inheritance has been shown in both dilated cardiomyopathy and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.

Among families with a first-degree relative who has been diagnosed with a cardiomyopathy leading to HF, screening and following for at-risk family members is recommended, including electrocardiography and echocardiography.

Learn more about the causes and prevention of HF.

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