Sudden death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a profile of 78 patients.

@article{Maron1982SuddenDI,
  title={Sudden death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a profile of 78 patients.},
  author={Barry Joel Maron and William Clifford Roberts and Stephen E. Epstein},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1982},
  volume={65 7},
  pages={1388-94}
}
The clinical profile of 78 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy who died suddenly (or experienced cardiac arrest and survived) was analyzed. At the time of cardiac catastrophe, 71% of the patients were younger than 30 years of age, 54% were without functional limitation and 61% were performing sedentary or minimal physical activity. Nineteen of the 78 patients (24%) were taking propranolol in apparently adequate dosages, indicating that this drug does not provide absolute protection… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 112 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…