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Mitochondrial cardiovascular diseases 

Mitochondrial cardiovascular diseases
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Mitochondrial cardiovascular diseases
Author(s):

Perry Elliott

, Pier D. Lambiase

, and Dhavendra Kumar

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198829126.003.0011
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date: 25 May 2022

This chapter begins by defining the mitochondrial genome, and the subsequent assessment of suspected mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) disorders. The incidence and prevalence of cardiac involvement in mitochondrial disorders is covered, including the probably under-reporting of this. Different cardiovascular phenotypes associated with mitochondrial disease (arrhythmias, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Barth syndrome etc.) are all described, and then the clinical management of the diseases are explained. As there is no fixed treatment, pharmacological regimens to avoid, and other approaches are also included.

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