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Factors Affecting Clinical Outcome for Patient with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Purpose:

To predict a poor outcome for a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) based on the study of Maron et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I42.2

Description:

Maron et al evaluated patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. They identified risk factors for severe symptoms or death which can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Tufts-New England Medical Center, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi (Florence), Federico II University of Naples, and the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation.

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