Survival after cardiac transplantation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

@article{Maron2010SurvivalAC,
  title={Survival after cardiac transplantation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.},
  author={Martin S. Maron and Benjamin M Kalsmith and James E. Udelson and Wenjun Li and David Denofrio},
  journal={Circulation. Heart failure},
  year={2010},
  volume={3 5},
  pages={574-9}
}
BACKGROUND Heart transplant is a treatment option for selected patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). However, the prevalence, clinical profile, and outcome of this subgroup of HCM patients are uncertain. Therefore, we sought to determine the occurrence, clinical characteristics, and prognosis of HCM patients who underwent cardiac transplantation in the United States during a 15-year period. METHODS AND RESULTS Demographic, clinical, and survival outcomes of 26 706 adult (age ≥18… CONTINUE READING