Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy - Past, Present and Future

Liew, Alphonsus C., Vassiliou, Vassilios S., Cooper, Robert and Raphael, Claire E. (2017) Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy - Past, Present and Future. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 6 (12). ISSN 2077-0383

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Abstract

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common genetic cardiomyopathy with a prevalence of 1 in 500 in the general population. Since the first pathological case series at post mortem in 1957, we have come a long way in its understanding, diagnosis and management. Here, we will describe the history of our understanding of HCM including the initial disease findings, diagnostic methods and treatment options. We will review the current guidelines for the diagnosis and management of HCM, current gaps in the evidence base and discuss the new and promising developments in this field.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy,hcm,left ventricular outflow tract obstruction,lvot
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2017 07:41
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2020 00:01
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/65709
DOI: 10.3390/jcm6120118

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