Clinical profile of stroke in 900 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

  title={Clinical profile of stroke in 900 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.},
  author={Barry Joel Maron and Iacopo Olivotto and Pietro Bellone and Maria Rosa Conte and Franco Cecchi and Bj{\"o}rn P. Flygenring and Susan A. Casey and Thomas E Gohman and Sergio Bongioanni and P. Spirito},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  volume={39 2},
OBJECTIVES We sought to assess the occurrence and clinical significance of stroke and peripheral arterial embolizations at non-central nervous system sites in a large, community-based cohort with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). BACKGROUND Such vascular events are insufficiently appreciated complications of HCM for which there is limited information on occurrence, clinical profile and determinants. METHODS We assessed the clinical features of patients with stroke and other peripheral… CONTINUE READING


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