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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
37 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
27 years experience Cardiology
Surgery: Surgery may be the best cure.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
39 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
Dr. John Charpie
31 years experience Pediatrics
Thickened heart: Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (hocm) is a genetic condition that causes excessive thickening of the myocardium (heart muscle) as a result of ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
37 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
21 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
37 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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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Cardiomyopathy: Prognosis is fair to good with continued treatment & life-style changes (quit smoking, reduce stress, lose weight, no alcohol or drugs, get enough sle ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
20 years experience Cardiology
Knowledge=power: Most important is to understand what this diagnosis means, and what the risk is to you as an individual. The manifestation of this genetic abnormality ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
HOCM: Hocm is a condition of local muscular obstruction to the outflow of blood from the heart. It is part of the spectrum of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy wh ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Byrnes
46 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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