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Wednesday, November 09, 2011 | |  Cardiomyopathy in the News
Far more people will survive heart failure and cardiac arrest if the researchers at the new Center for Cardiological Innovation in Oslo achieve their objectives. Center leader Thor Edvardsen and his colleagues conducts research on improving diagnostics and treatment of heart problems. (Photo: Andreas B. Johansen) “In recent years we have seen an increase in sudden deaths resulting from car...
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 | |  Cardiomyopathy in the News
- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a treatable disease compatible with normal longevity. - HCM is the most common inherited cardiac disease, occurring in one per 500 people worldwide. - HCM patients should not participate in intense competition sports.  Most of the 600,000 Americans with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) -- a genetic heart muscle disease -- can live normal life spans, ...
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