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Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy Risk Factors for Sudden Death

Purpose:

To determine if a patient with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOC) is at high risk for sudden death.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I42.1, Q24.8

Description:

Nishimura and Holmes identified risk factors associated with sudden death in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. This can help identify patients who may require more aggressive management and closer monitoring. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic.

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