Age- and gender-specific mortality rates in childhood hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

@article{OstmanSmith2008AgeAG,
  title={Age- and gender-specific mortality rates in childhood hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.},
  author={Ingegerd Ostman-Smith and G{\"o}ran Wettrell and Barry Keeton and Daniel Holmgren and Ulf Ergander and Steven A. Gould and Colene Bowker and Mario Verdicchio},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 9},
  pages={1160-7}
}
AIMS Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the commonest inherited cause of sudden cardiac death in children; current guidelines suggest HCM screening after 12-15 years of age. The study aims to establish the age range at highest risk. METHODS AND RESULTS Cohort study from six regional centres of paediatric cardiology, including children presenting with… CONTINUE READING