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Cardiomyopathies MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Cardiomyopathies
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.238
Unique ID
D009202
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009202
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; for infections of the myocardium, coordinate here with infection term, not with HEART DISEASES
Scope Note
A group of diseases in which the dominant feature is the involvement of the CARDIAC MUSCLE itself. Cardiomyopathies are classified according to their predominant pathophysiological features (DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY; HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY; RESTRICTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY) or their etiological/pathological factors (CARDIOMYOPATHY, ALCOHOLIC; ENDOCARDIAL FIBROELASTOSIS).
Entry Term(s)
Cardiomyopathies, Primary
Cardiomyopathies, Secondary
Myocardial Diseases
Myocardial Diseases, Primary
Myocardial Diseases, Secondary
Myocardiopathies
Primary Myocardial Diseases
Secondary Myocardial Diseases
NLM Classification #
WG 280
Public MeSH Note
2005; see MYOCARDIAL DISEASES 1979-2004; MYOCARDIAL DISEASES, PRIMARY & MYOCARDIAL DISEASES, SECONDARY were headings 1966-1978
History Note
2005 (1979)
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/19
Revision Date
2004/07/19
Cardiomyopathies Preferred
Cardiomyopathies, Secondary Narrower
Cardiomyopathies, Primary Narrower
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