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Sudden death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy1

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Abstract

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy affects people of all ages, and with the advent of echocardiography, it is being recognized more frequently. Death is usually sudden and unexpected. Factors reviewed that may play a role in sudden death include anatomic, hemodynamic, and electrophysiologic mechanisms. The results of medical and surgical treatment are also discussed.


 

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