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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition that affects the heart’s ability to pump blood effectively due to the thickening (hypertrophy) of the heart muscle which becomes stiff as a result.
Researchers discover location and effect of abnormal heart proteins

Researchers discover location and effect of abnormal heart proteins

Seattle Children's Hospital performs 100th heart transplant on 5-month-old baby

Seattle Children's Hospital performs 100th heart transplant on 5-month-old baby

International effort to define ECG interpretation standards in athletes

International effort to define ECG interpretation standards in athletes

TomTec to launch 2D Cardiac Performance Analysis MR software

TomTec to launch 2D Cardiac Performance Analysis MR software

Risk of sudden cardiac arrest while running a marathon is low in the healthy: Study

Risk of sudden cardiac arrest while running a marathon is low in the healthy: Study

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is consistent with survival to normal life expectancy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is consistent with survival to normal life expectancy

Treatments can help most HCM patients

Treatments can help most HCM patients

Broader screening for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Broader screening for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Potential avenue to make an unhealthy heart grow more like a healthy version

Potential avenue to make an unhealthy heart grow more like a healthy version

Experts from CHOP address American Academy of Pediatrics annual meeting

Experts from CHOP address American Academy of Pediatrics annual meeting

ECG results for young athletes prone to misinterpretation

ECG results for young athletes prone to misinterpretation

Redefinition of cardiac hypertrophy term needed

Redefinition of cardiac hypertrophy term needed

New guide indicates when and how genetic testing is useful for inherited cardiac conditions

New guide indicates when and how genetic testing is useful for inherited cardiac conditions

New cardiac genetic testing guidelines for health care professionals

New cardiac genetic testing guidelines for health care professionals

Therapeutic hypothermia is an effective treatment for young adult patients with HCM

Therapeutic hypothermia is an effective treatment for young adult patients with HCM

Experts to discuss cause of sudden death on athletic playing fields

Experts to discuss cause of sudden death on athletic playing fields

Mutated cancer pathway studies identify therapeutic targets for congenital heart disease

Mutated cancer pathway studies identify therapeutic targets for congenital heart disease

New study: Rapamycin reverses cardiac muscle damage in LEOPARD syndrome mouse model

New study: Rapamycin reverses cardiac muscle damage in LEOPARD syndrome mouse model

PGxHealth presents results from studies using FAMILION genetic testing at 2010 AHA

PGxHealth presents results from studies using FAMILION genetic testing at 2010 AHA

Beaumont Hospital announces opening of new Ernst Cardiovascular Center

Beaumont Hospital announces opening of new Ernst Cardiovascular Center