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Risk assessment with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  1. O E Gosling,
  2. N Bellenger,
  3. P Spurrell
  1. olivergosling{at}doctors.org.uk

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A previously fit 24-year-old man presented to hospital with an episode of syncope while lifting a heavy load. Physical examination, ECG and echocardiography were consistent with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). The potential cause of his syncopal episode included an outflow tract obstruction, arrhythmia, or simply, isometric exertion.

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