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Heart 89:790 doi:10.1136/heart.89.7.790
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Severe pulmonary hypertension in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: response to alcohol septal ablation

  1. E S Brilakis,
  2. R A Nishimura
  1. rnishimura@mayo.edu

    Mild to moderate pulmonary hypertension secondary to elevation of left atrial pressure is common in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. However, severe pulmonary hypertension of systemic levels is unusual in these patients, especially in the absence of severe fixed obstruction and severe mitral regurgitation.

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