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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Role of myocardial contrast echocardiography during nonsurgical septal reduction therapy for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol 1998;32:225-9.
Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy is the thickening of the cardiac ventricles or septum which leads to increased effort in pumping blood due to narrowing of the ventricle [12].
Jiang L, Levine RA, King ME, Weyman AE(Mar 1987)."An integrated mechanism for systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy based on echocardiographic observations".
Cardiac troponin I degradation in serum of patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy undergoing percutaneous septal ablation.
Similarly, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, ventricular septal defect and left ventricular assist devices associated with shear-induced vWF conformational changes leading to increased proteolysis of vWF (2).
Initially, atrial fibrillation was thought to be a rare occurrence in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. (13-15) As more patients were followed for longer periods of time, however, the development of atrial fibrillation was noted commonly.
Fragmentation hemolysis in a patient with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and mitral valve prolapse.
* Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (hypertrophic subaortic stenosis, asymmetrical septal hypertrophy) is a contraindication (unless there is atrial fibrillation and severe myocardial failure), because the inotropic effect can worsen outflow obstruction.
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.
The likely causes of sudden death in athletes--arrhythmias, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, coronary artery anomalies--are usually subclinical and most often only recognizable using appropriate technical evaluation.
WASHINGTON -- Physicians should consider using B-type natriuretic peptide to screen for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy in patients who present for a preparticipation physical examination.

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