Restrictive CardiomyopathyGo to external page http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCIT_C62798
A type of heart disorder referring to the inability of the ventricles to fill with blood because the myocardium (heart muscle) stiffens and looses its flexibility. Causes include replacement of the myocardium with scar tissue, abnormal cellular infiltration of the myocardium, or deposition of a substance (e.g., amyloid) in the myocardium. [ ]
Synonyms: Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Restrictive cardiomyopathy
A disorder characterized by an inability of the ventricles to fill with blood because the myocardium (heart muscle) stiffens and loses its flexibility.
Disease or Syndrome