Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition where the heart muscle becomes abnormally thickened (hypertrophied). This usually affects the left ventricle, which is the main pumping chamber of the heart. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is an inherited condition that is estimated to affect between one in 200 and one in 500 people.

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