The future in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: important clues and potential advances from an understanding of the genotype phenotype relationship.

@article{McKenna2000TheFI,
  title={The future in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: important clues and potential advances from an understanding of the genotype phenotype relationship.},
  author={William J. McKenna},
  journal={Italian heart journal : official journal of the Italian Federation of Cardiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={17-20}
}
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a familial heart muscle disorder caused by sarcomeric contractile protein gene abnormalities, nine of which have been recognised to date. The condition has been defined clinically and pathologically as a syndrome of unexplained myocardial hypertrophy, which is associated with characteristic pathophysiological (diastolic… CONTINUE READING