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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Hypertrophic cardiom: The symptoms of a hypertrophic cardiomyopathy can vary from shortness of breath to chest discomfort to syncope or fainting. If you have a family hist ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
IT IS A DISEASE OF: Your heart musclein which a part of the heart muscle is thickened or hypertrophied without any obvious cause. It is better known for causing silent, s ... Read More
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Dr. Barton Cook
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
HCM: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart muscle becomes thick, and obstruction to outflow may occur. Arrhythmias may occur as wel ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
39 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: Among young individuals, it is one of the leading causes of sudden death. A complete assessment by a cardiologist familiar with the condition can iden ... Read More
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Cardiomyopathies : Yes very serious it can lead to sudden death
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Murali Chiravuri
41 years experience Cardiology
Depends: There is a range of phenotypes and manifestations. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathies can range from mild to severe.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
HCM: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart muscle becomes thick, and obstruction to outflow may occur. Arrhythmias may occur as wel ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Genetic defect: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is caused by a mutation in one of several genes that codes for cardiac contractile proteins (sarcomeric proteins.) typical ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
39 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Risk of death: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the leading cause of death among young athletes. Further, individuals with this condition are at risk for sudden death ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
37 years experience Cardiology
HCM: Hcm is an abnormal thickening usually of the wall (septum) that divides the right and left ventricle. This thickening occurs in the absence of other d ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Golden
22 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Echocardiogram : Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is generally diagnosed by echocardiography. Mri and gene testing can sometimes be helpful too.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
24 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Cardiomyopathy: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (hcm) is a genetically inherited disease. It is inherited in a fashion such that any child of an individual with hcm shoul ... Read More
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