Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Symptoms Evaluation Treatment questions for doctor specialist Home Care taking control warning signs Outlook Complications Underlying Cause Anatomy Genetics

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Evaluation

The evaluation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy begins with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may include:

Less common physical findings in someone with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may include:

Testing is required to make the diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Tests that may be used to evaluate hypertrophic cardiomyopathy include:

Continue to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Treatment

Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy References
  1. Abbas AE, Brewington SD, Dixon SR, Grines CL, O'Neill WW. Alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. J Interv Cardiol. 2005 Jun;18(3):155-62. [15966918]
  2. Frias PA. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia in young patients. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2005 Mar;12(1):25-31. [15929462]
  3. Maron BJ. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a systematic review. JAMA. 2002 Mar 13;287(10):1308-20. [11886323]
  4. Sherrid MV, Barac I, McKenna WJ, Elliott PM, Dickie S, Chojnowska L, Casey S, Maron BJ. Multicenter study of the efficacy and safety of disopyramide in obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Apr 19;45(8):1251-8. [15837258]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.