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My brother has hocm. Is there a cure?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

It's not curable but it is manageable.

In brief: No

It's not curable but it is manageable.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Mark Milunski
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: HCM cure?

There is no cure for this condition.
Treatment is aimed at symptom relief and protection from sudden cardiac arrest. There is a strong genetic component to this disease and you and any other siblings as well as any children he has should be screened for this.

In brief: HCM cure?

There is no cure for this condition.
Treatment is aimed at symptom relief and protection from sudden cardiac arrest. There is a strong genetic component to this disease and you and any other siblings as well as any children he has should be screened for this.
Dr. Mark Milunski
Dr. Mark Milunski
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Get screened

Hocm can run in families so get screened with an echocardiogram.

In brief: Get screened

Hocm can run in families so get screened with an echocardiogram.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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