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Discovery's Edge Summer Online Issue

Here are highlights from the online issue of Discovery's Edge, Mayo Clinic's research magazine. You may cite and link to this publication as often as you wish. Republication is allowed with proper attribution. Please include the following subscription information as your editorial policies permit: Visit Discovery's Edge for subscription information. [...]

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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Overview

Dr. Steve Ommen, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the abnormal thickening of the heart muscle. This thickening interferes with the heart's functions by reducing blood flow into and out of the heart chambers.

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Septal Myectomy and Apical Myectomy

Dr. Hartzell Schaff, a cardiovascular surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., discusses septal and apical myectomies as a treatment for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the abnormal thickening of the heart muscle. This thickening interferes with the heart's functions by reducing blood flow into and out of the heart [...]

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Genetics and Cardiomyopathy (pkg.)

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a serious heart problem that runs in families and is a condition most commonly associated with sudden death in athletes. It often goes undiagnosed for years, and sometimes the first symptom is cardiac arrest. But with improved genetic testing, patients who find out they have the gene are able [...]

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