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What's New in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, With Gregory Weiss, MD

August 17, 2021

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or HCM is one of the most common genetic or congenital cardiac diseases. Affecting as many as 1 in 500 people, HCM is characterized by large increases in cardiac mass, in particular, left ventricular mass. Such enlargement predisposes seemingly healthy sufferers to sudden death at young ages.