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even though left ventricular involvement is commonest in RCM why is it that rite sided heart failure symptoms are common than left in RCM?



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My best guess that the right ventricle wall is much thinner when the LV. As the result, it's faster will become infiltrated and the RV become stiffer==> diastolic heart failure.
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