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Anyone dealing with hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?

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tammy294

Asked by tammy294 at 5:07 PM on Sep. 28, 2009 in Health

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  • No but Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the abnormal thickening of the heart muscle and affects one or two people in every 1,000. More than 4,000 people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy have been evaluated and treated at Mayo Clinic since 1959, with 400 to 500 patients seen each year. Treatment options depend upon the condition of the heart and the severity of symptoms. Treatment at Mayo Clinic includes medication, surgery, or the implantation of a pacemaker or automatic defibrillator.
    JoyandLove

    Answer by JoyandLove at 7:34 PM on Sep. 28, 2009

  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the abnormal thickening of the heart muscle. This thickening interferes with the heart's functions by reducing blood flow into and out of the heart chambers. The disease has also been called asymmetrical septal hypertrophy (ASH), idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (IHSS), and muscular subaortic stenosis
    JoyandLove

    Answer by JoyandLove at 7:34 PM on Sep. 28, 2009

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