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EAPC Quiz: A 25-year old man with familial dilated cardiomyopathy

By Andreas Gevaert, Secondary Prevention and Rehabilitation Section

Rehabilitation and Sports Cardiology
Device Therapy

The case

A 25-year-old man presents with familial dilated cardiomyopathy. He is on maximally tolerated medical therapy. His left ventricular ejection fraction is 25% and he remains in NYHA class II. He had a CRT-D device implanted 4 weeks ago, and is referred for comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation.

Test your knowledge


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