Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

@article{Behr1999HypertrophicC,
  title={Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy},
  author={Elijah R. Behr and William J. McKenna},
  journal={Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={4},
  pages={443-453}
}
  • E. Behr, W. McKenna
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine
Opinion statementWhen an individual is diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), all relatives potentially affected by Mendelian autosomal-dominant inheritance should be evaluated with an electrocardiogram (ECG) and echocardiogram. Genetic testing should be considered in high-risk mutations where there are diagnostic uncertainties. Symptom relief depends on β-blockers as first-line therapy. If the disease is nonobstructive, then calcium channel blockers can be added or used alone. If… 
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