Chapter 22. Risk Stratification for Sudden Death in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Extreme Left Ventricular Hyptertrophy as a New Indicator of Risk

  1. Barry J. Maron MD
  1. Paolo Spirito MD and
  2. Barry J. Maron MD

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987469.ch22

Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

How to Cite

Spirito, P. and Maron, B. J. (2007) Risk Stratification for Sudden Death in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Extreme Left Ventricular Hyptertrophy as a New Indicator of Risk, in Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (ed B. J. Maron), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987469.ch22

Editor Information

  1. Director, The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405117326

Online ISBN: 9780470987469

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Keywords:

  • ventricular tachycardia;
  • holter ECG;
  • antiarrhythmic therapy;
  • syncope;
  • risk stratification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Risk stratification

  • Extreme left ventricular hypertrophy: a new risk factor for sudden death