hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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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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There is increased frequency of hyperthyroidism in patients with familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. There is also evidence that thyroid hormone both increase the synthesis of myosin and alter its structure, increasing its contractile properties [39].
Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and atrial fibrillation caused by Arg663His beta-cardiac myosin heavy chain mutation.

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