How do I find a doctor if I have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
To find a doctor, make an appointment, or to learn more about treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy at Cleveland Clinic, see the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center.
For Pediatrics, visit The Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Diseases web site.
The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA)
The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA) is dedicated to support and educate those with HCM, their families and other health care professionals. They may be contacted at:
P.O. Box 306,
Hibernia, NJ 07842
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: For Patients, Their Families and Interested Physicians
A very helpful guide for those with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Books can be ordered at www.4hcm.org
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- Predictors of Long Term Outcomes in Symptomatic Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy Patients Undergoing Surgical Relief of Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction.
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- Relationship between baseline resting diastolic function and exercise capacity in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy undergoing treadmill stress echocardiography: a cohort study.
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- Diversity of mitral valve abnormalities in obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
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- Correlations between physician-perceived functional status, patient-perceived health status, and cardiopulmonary exercise results in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
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