What is the life expectancy for people with dilated cardiomyopathy?
Dilated cardiomyopathy can cause heart failure which threatens the patient’s life. It can be considered as the final stage of the disease. After the diagnosis of heart failure for a person with dilated cardiomyopathy, his 5-year survival rate is about 50%, and his survival rate of 10 years is approximately 25%.
Although it is not curable, proper treatment and healthy lifestyle can help to extend patients’ life.
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