Latest Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Screening Stories
Though HCM Symptoms Identified, Versus Men NEW YORK, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a genetic heart disease that creates a thickening of the heart wall muscle and is the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in children and young adults (<40).
Long-term use of the hypertension drug candesartan may reduce symptoms of heart disease, researchers in the Czech Republic say. Study leader Dr.
U.S. and Canadian researchers are questioning the American Heart Association's suggestion that all heart patients be screened for depression. A report published in the Nov. 12 Journal of the American Medical Association said there is not enough medical evidence to support such a massive undertaking.
ST. LOUIS _ The disease that became the focus of Dr. Keith Mankowitz's cardiology practice was a medical enigma 11 years ago when he opened a center dedicated to its research and treatment.
By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A group of cardiologists has launched a campaign to encourage people at risk for heart disease to learn their ejection fraction, or "EF" -- a measure of the heart's blood-pumping power -- to reduce their risk of sudden cardiac death.
By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Compared to men, women with a hereditary heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are substantially more likely to be diagnosed later in life and with more severe symptoms, an Italian study indicates.
Contrast-enhanced MRI is better than SPECT in detecting heart damage in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a disease that can lead to sudden death in young patients.
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