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How many of u have heard of ihss?

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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Old name

Ihss (idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis) known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition where the heart muscle is thick, and obstruction to outflow may occur. Arrhythmias may occur as well.
It is commonly inherited, first degree relatives should be screened. Patients may have severe symptoms, or no symptoms.It is a common cause of death in young athletes who seemed completely healthy.

In brief: Old name

Ihss (idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis) known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition where the heart muscle is thick, and obstruction to outflow may occur. Arrhythmias may occur as well.
It is commonly inherited, first degree relatives should be screened. Patients may have severe symptoms, or no symptoms.It is a common cause of death in young athletes who seemed completely healthy.
Dr. Barton Cook
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