Chapter 4. Historical Perspective, Mechanism, and Clinical Significance of Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

  1. Barry J. Maron MD
  1. Martin S. Maron MD,
  2. Iacopo Olivotto MD and
  3. Barry J. Maron MD

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987469.ch4

Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

How to Cite

Maron, M. S., Olivotto, I. and Maron, B. J. (2004) Historical Perspective, Mechanism, and Clinical Significance of Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, in Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (ed B. J. Maron), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987469.ch4

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:

  • etiology;
  • aortic stenosis;
  • subaortic obstruction;
  • catheterization;
  • myocardial hypertrophy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical perspectives

  • Mechanism of obstruction

  • Clinical data

  • Conclusions