International Journal of Cardiology and Lipidology Research  (Volume 2 Issue 1)
 Cardiac amyloidosis : Mini review and a case report IJCLR-JHome
Pages 14-19

Athanasios I. Triantafyllou, Ioannis E. Kapelakis, Epameinondas A. Triantafyllou, Konstantinos M. Lampropoulos and Antonios S. Manolis

Published: 21 March 2015
  Amyloidosis is a rare heterogeneous group of systemic disorders, which result due to extra cellular deposition of an insoluble, amorphous, eosinophilic, substance known as amyloid. The disease is often characterized by a restrictive cardiomyopathy with a poor prognosis and survival. The treatment of cardiac amyloidosis depends on the underlying etiology. However, the diagnosis of the type of cardiac amyloidosis is not always straightforward. We present here a case of cardiac amyloidosis and we discuss the different forms.
  Cardiac amyloidosis, Restrictive cardiomyopathy, Heart failure, Primary amyloidosis.