Idiopathic in 25% of all cases of heart failure
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular (RV)
Antecedent illness or exposure:
Underlying systemic condition:
Substance abuse history
Avoid or use a lower dose of nitroglycerin in suspected HCM
Decompensated heart failure:
Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation
New or suspected cardiomyopathy
Syncope in which dysrhythmias or HCM are possible etiologies
Familial history of premature sudden death
Emergency physician bedside echocardiography is a useful tool for patients with syncope or exertional symptoms
Obtaining family history in suspected cardiomyopathy
ACC/AHA Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;58(25):2703–2738.
Bybee KA, Prasad A. Stress-related cardiomyopathy...
425.4 Other primary cardiomyopathies
425.18 Other hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
674.54 Peripartum cardiomyopathy, postpartum condition or complication
425.11 Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopat...
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