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Table 1 Classification criteria of primary cardiomyopathy according to the American heart association and the European society of cardiology

From: Sudden cardiac death diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy in a Kuwaiti family: a case report

Primary cardiomyopathy
Genetic Mixed* Acquired
• HCM* • DCM* • Inflammatory (myocarditis)
• ARVC/D* • Restrictive (nonhypertrophid and nondilated) • Stress-provoked (*takotsubo)
• LV/NC*   • Peripartum
• Glycogen storage (PRKAG2, Danon)   • Tachycardia-induced
• Conduction defects   • Infants of insulin-dependent diabetic mothers
• Mitochondrial myopathies   
• Ion channel Disorders (LQTS, Brugada, SQTS, CVPT, Asian SUNDS)   
  1. *HCM: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, *DCM: Dilated Cardiomyopathy, *ARVC/D: Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy/Dysplasia, *LV/NC: Left Ventricular Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy.