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What is the screening for hocm?
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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Echo or exam
In italy, all athletes are screened with echocardiograms which is an excellent test for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
In the United States, athletes are screened with physical examination. Some patients, but not all patients, will have a typical murmur suggestive of this disorder.

In brief: Echo or exam
In italy, all athletes are screened with echocardiograms which is an excellent test for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
In the United States, athletes are screened with physical examination. Some patients, but not all patients, will have a typical murmur suggestive of this disorder.
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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Dr. Matthew Cooper
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: HOCM
A full medical history, physical examination, and echocardiogram would be the first steps.

In brief: HOCM
A full medical history, physical examination, and echocardiogram would be the first steps.
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