Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a primary cardiac disorder with a heterogeneous expression. Although relatively uncommon, the disease has been studied extensively as appears from the numerous studies that have explored specific facets of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. This review will focus on the anatomic abnormalities, the prevalence, symptoms and clinical outcome, therapeutic interventions and genetic mutations responsible for the disease.

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J.R.T.C. Roelandt (Jos)
Erasmus University Rotterdam , Eburon, Delft
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Kofflard, M.J.M. (1998, October 28). New perspectives in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Eburon, Delft. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/17202