RESTRICTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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Increased myocardial stiffness impairs ventricular relaxation; diastolic ventricular pressures are elevated. Etiologies include infiltrative disease (amyloid, sarcoid, hemochromatosis, eosinophilic disorders), endomyocardial fibrosis, Fabry’s disease, and prior mediastinal irradiation.

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