Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: What's All the HYPE?

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: What's All the HYPE?

Theodore Abraham, MD, discusses hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a genetic heart disease in which the myocardium becomes abnormally thick. Dr. Abraham outlines the roles of imaging, medical and surgical therapies in diagnosing and treating the condition.


Published

September 21, 2018

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UCSF MedConnection

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Theodore Abraham, MD

Theodore Abraham, MD

Cardiologist, Co-director, UCSF Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center of Excellence, Director, UCSF Adult Cardiac Echocardiography Laboratory

Theodore Abraham, MD, is a cardiologist who treats adults with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a condition that causes heart muscle to thicken so that the heart has to work harder than it should. HCM often goes undiagnosed and is usually ...

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