Prevalence and clinical significance of systolic impairment in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

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OBJECTIVES To determine the frequency of systolic impairment (SI) and its impact on the natural history of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). METHODS 1080 patients (mean (SD) age 43 (15) years, 660 men) with HCM were evaluated. Initial assessment included history, examination, 48 hour Holter monitoring, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, and… (More)

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@article{Thaman2005PrevalenceAC, title={Prevalence and clinical significance of systolic impairment in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.}, author={Rajesh Thaman and Juan Ram{\'o}n Gimeno and R T Murphy and T. Kubo and By P. L. Sachdev and J V Mogensen and Perry M Elliott and William J. McKenna}, journal={Heart}, year={2005}, volume={91 7}, pages={920-5} }