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Role of late gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance in the risk stratification of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM): but what about ‘apical’ HCM?
  1. Amardeep Ghosh Dastidar,
  2. Jonathan Rodrigues,
  3. Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci
  1. NIHR Bristol Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit, Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Amardeep Ghosh Dastidar, NIHR Bristol Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit, Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK, amardeep.dastidar{at}me.com

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To the Editor,

We read with great interest the article by Ismail et al1 looking at the role of late gadolinium enhancement cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) in the risk stratification of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). We would like to congratulate the authors for delineating the interesting findings that the amount of myocardial fibrosis was a strong univariable predictor of sudden cardiac death …

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