hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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Related to Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM)
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Noun1.hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - a disorder in which the heart muscle is so strong that it does not relax enough to fill with the heart with blood and so has reduced pumping ability
cardiomyopathy, myocardiopathy - a disorder (usually of unknown origin) of the heart muscle (myocardium)
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Biatrial synchronous pacing to optimize hemodynamic benefit of DDD pacing in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy [abstract].
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for primary prevention of sudden cadiac death in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy after alcohol septal ablation.
Echocardiographic insights into the mechanisms of relief of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction after nonsurgical septal reduction therapy in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
Clinical presentation of 54 patients with phaeochromocytoma Clinical features Percentage positive Hypertension 100 paroxysmal 53 sustained 47 Headache 77 Palpitations 77 Sweating 74 Grade 3/4 retinopathy 49 Dizziness 40 Nausea and vomiting 38 Abdominal pain 34 Weight loss 26 Heat intolerance 26 Dyspnoea 23 Hyperglycaemia 19 Visual disturbance 19 Fatigue 17 Constipation 15 Chest pain 13 Cardiac failure 11 Syncope 11 Anxiety 9 Tinnitus 6 Abdominal mass 6 Back/flank pain 6 Encephalopathy 4 HOCM 4 Multisystem crisis 2 HOCM = hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
The patient had also developed hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy for which he received in the morning, for the first time, 120 mg of a sustained-release verapamil preparation.

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