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ECG Score of Ostman-Smith et al for Predicting Risk of Sudden Death in a Patient with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy for the risk of a life-threatening arrhythmia using the ECG score of Ostman-Smith et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

I42

Description:

Ostman-Smith et al developed a score for identifying a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy who is at increased risk for sudden death. The authors are from Gothenburg University, Sunderby Hospital, Linkoping University and Lund University in Sweden and Oxford University in England.

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