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Less severe Cardiomyopathy

Current definition

March 2022

Less severe Cardiomyopathy

A definite diagnosis by a consultant cardiologist of cardiomyopathy. 

The disease must result in the following: left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) of more than 39% and less than 50%, measured twice at an interval of at least 3 months by an MRI scan or a definitive diagnosis of HCM confirmed on echocardiography or cardiac MRI

For the above definition the following are not covered:

  • all other forms of heart disease, heart enlargement and myocarditis.
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