alcoholic cardiomyopathy life expectancy


What is the prognosis in alcoholic cardiomyopathy?

The prognosis is variable, depending on the extent of cardiac involvement. If the patient continues to drink, the prognosis is particularly grave. In one study, patients who remained abstinent over a 4-year period experienced a 9% mortality rate, whereas of those who continued to drink, 50% died during the same 4 years. Unfortunately, the recovery […] Read more