What are the signs of heart failure in dilated cardiomyopathy?

Updated: Nov 28, 2018
  • Author: Vinh Q Nguyen, MD, FACC; Chief Editor: Gyanendra K Sharma, MD, FACC, FASE  more...
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Answer

On physical examination, look for signs of heart failure and volume overload. Assess vital signs with specific attention to the following:

  • Tachypnea

  • Tachycardia

  • Hypertension or hypotension


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