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does beta blocker help with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Byrnes
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Defined.: Most often the portion of the heart between the right and left ventricles (septum) is thickened. This narrows the region below the aortic valve and c ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Obstructing heart : Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with obstruction is a condition of excess thickness of the left ventricle with overgrown muscle causing obstruction of blo ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
No cure: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (hcm) is a genetic disease of the heart muscle. There is no "cure" for hcm. In some cases, if there is severe obstruct ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
No: Hypertophic cardiomyopathy is never really cured. The obstruction can be improved with surgery and with catheter techniques. Medications can reduce so ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Variable: Some patients have no symptoms. The first symptom may be sudden collapse and possible death. Others include chest pain, fainting, palpitations, high b ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Heart disease: Obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a genetic disorder that is one of the leading causes of sudden cardiac death in young people, particularly ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
26 years experience Cardiology
Surgery: Surgery may be the best cure.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Thick heart muscle: Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy is an abnormal thickening of the heart muscle, particularly of the ventricles. Often the septum, the wall betw ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Echocardiogram: Echocardiogram is the definitive test for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a disease whose greatest risk is that of fatal h ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
HCM: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a serious risk factor for sudden death with exertion. See your cardiologist to discuss the risk before participating in ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Several: Some patients may be asymptomatic, but others have symptoms that range from exertional fatigue to overt anginal chest pain, to exertional shortness of ... Read More

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