Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Keys to minimising morbidity and mortalitydiastolic

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Keys to minimising morbidity and mortalitydiastolic

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy can be an asymptomatic condition or can cause incapacitating symptoms. It is the most common cardiovascular genetic condition and genetic testing of affected individuals and their family members can help prevent the morbidity and mortality associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Treatment options include lifestyle modifications, medical therapies and interventions such as implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy and surgical myectomy.

Modern Medicine – Issue 5 2019