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BACKGROUND Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a genetically transmitted disease and an important cause of morbidity and sudden cardiac death in young people, including competitive athletes. At(More)
Paul K. Whelton, MB, MD, MSc, FAHA, Chair, Writing Committee, Robert M. Carey, MD, FAHA, Vice Chair, Writing Committee, Wilbert S. Aronow, MD, FACC, FAHA, Writing Committee Member, Donald E. Casey,(More)
The familial hypercholesterolemias (FH) are a group of genetic defects resulting in severe elevations of blood cholesterol levels and increased risk of premature coronary heart disease. FH is among(More)