Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart that can lead to heart failure, heart rhythm problems, and sudden cardiac arrest. There are a few types of this disease:
In the early stages of cardiomyopathy, there may not be any symptoms. As the condition worsens, symptoms tend to intensify, and may include:
UR Medicine Heart & Vascular provides the latest approaches to the treatment of advanced cardiomyopathy. Our Program in Heart Failure and Transplantation is the only such program in the region. In fact, our physicians have performed more than 225 heart transplants and implanted over 170 ventricular assist devices.
We’re also one of the nation's leaders in research on Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD), one of the most promising treatments for patients with cardiomyopathy and heart failure. The research we perform at UR Medicine keeps us on the leading edge of treatments for heart disease.
If you have symptoms of cardiomyopathy, contact UR Medicine Heart & Vascular at (585) 273-3760.Learn more about the Program in Heart Failure and Transplantation at UR Medicine Heart & Vascular.