Review

Spotlight on management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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Abstract

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the commonest inherited cardio-myopathy. Prevalence 1/500 individuals. The disease has variable expressivity and penetrance, which leads to a diverse phenotypical expression. The aim of this review paper is to shed light on management of HCM.

Imprint

Mohammed El-Assaly. Spotlight on management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; Cardiometry; No.5; November 2014; p.78-88; DOI:10.12710/cardiometry.2014.5.7888 Available from: www.cardiometry.net/no5-november-2014/hypertrophic-cardiomyopathy

Keywords

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging,  Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy,   Left ventricular hypertrophy,  Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction,  Sudden cardiac death
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