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  1. What is the role of ICD in patients with HCM?
    ICDs are recommended for people at risk for life-threatening arrhythmias or sudden cardiac deat...
     
  2. What is the risk of sudden death in patients with HCM?
    Patients with HCM are at higher risk for sudden cardiac death. Patients with increased ris...
     
  3. What is the recommendation for exercise in HCM?
    It is recommended that patient with HCM donot indulge in competitive sports. Most people with cardio...
     
  4. How is HCM treated?
    Treatment of HCM depends on symptoms and whether there is obstruction in the path that blood ta...
     
  5. How is HCM diagnosed?
    HCM is diagnosed based on medical history, physical exam, and special heart function tests: such as ...
     
  6. What is the cause of HCM?
    HCM can be genetic and run in families, but the condition may also be acquired as a part high blood ...
     
  7. What are the symptoms of HCM?
    Many people with HCM have no symptoms or only minor symptoms. Other people develop symptoms of heart...
     
  8. What is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is associated with abnormal thickening of the heart muscle, usuall...