SAMIKSHA HEART AND DIABETIC CARE IN YELAHANKA NEW TOWN
''Restrictive Cardiomyopathy (RCM)''
Restrictive cardiomyopathy is characterized by impaired diastolicfilling with normal or mildly abnormal systolic function.Idiopathic restrictive cardiomyopathy is a diagnosis ofexclusion when secondary causes such as amyloidosis, sarcoidosis,and hemochromatosis have been excluded. Familialrestrictive cardiomyopathy is extremely rare in the absenceof the above secondary causes. However, sarcomeric genemutations also have been implicated in RCM including ingenes encoding cardiac troponin T, cardiac troponin I, andα-cardiac actin.