Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a genetic disease in which the heart muscle grows abnormally, making the heart muscle thicken. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is described as either obstructive or nonobstructive.
Other Works Consulted
- Ommen SR, et al. (2008). Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. In V Fuster et al., eds., Hurst's the Heart, 12th ed., pp. 822–850. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Stephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology|
|Last Revised||January 4, 2012|
Last Revised: January 4, 2012
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