Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

B. J. Maron, R. O. Bonow, R. O. Cannon, M. B. Leon, S. E. Epstein

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(First of Two Parts) HYPERTROPHIC cardiomyopathy has fascinated and often confused physicians for the quarter of a century since its recognition in the late 1950s.1 2 3 4 5 During this time, investigators have assembled an impressive array of observations spanning numerous aspects of the clinical identification, morphology, pathophysiology, and natural history of the disease. Much understanding has emerged from these investigative efforts; however, the intrinsic complexities of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy continue to create uncertainty and debate. Numerous studies have explored specific facets of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and several have comprehensively reviewed the broader aspects of its clinical profile and course, including the findings on physical…

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)780-789
Number of pages10
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number13
StatePublished - Mar 26 1987

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