hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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Related to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Hypertrophic obstructive 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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Severe hemolytic anemia in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
A post-mortem examination revealed that Daniel had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a sometimes hereditary condition.
Many cardiac diseases, including hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, are linked to oxidative stress.
Mutations in this gene have previously been associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Pre-participation screening aims to qualify athletes for competitive sports and must often discriminate between athlete's heart (AH) and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).
Ian suffers from potentially fatal hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the same condition that caused Bolton footballer Fabrice Muamba to collapse last month, and had suffered four heart attacks in two years.
The 36-year-old dad is taking on the London Marathon, despite suffering from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the same condition that caused footballer Fabrice Muamba to collapse last month.
They later learned he had died from a genetic condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Among the 31 cases with complete clinical data, initiation of bystander-administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation and an underlying diagnosis other than hypertrophic cardiomyopathy were the strongest predictors of survival.
His hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - a disease in which the heart muscle becomes abnormally thickened, or enlarged, and an ailment that led to the death of Oregon State University football player Fred Thompson earlier this month - was diagnosed before disaster happened.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent in her memory to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association, 328 Green Pond Rd.

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