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New drug, positive results for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

  • July 25, 2022
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An estimated 1 million people in the U.S. have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy—a heart condition also known as HCM—and many don’t know they have the condition until it’s too late.

Genetic testing can identify immediate family at risk of HCM

  • July 24, 2022
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As an inherited disease, HCM can run in families—and it can develop at any age. In many instances, HCM is undiagnosed until a significant heart problem occurs.

History of heart failure

  • November 28, 2022
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Just a few hundred years ago, the heart and its function were a bit of a mystery.

Kaneko named Chief of Cardiac Surgery

  • November 28, 2022
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On Oct. 1, Tsuyoshi Kaneko, MD, was named the Shoenberg Professor of Surgery and chief of cardiac surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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