Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and left ventricular non-compaction: two faces of the same disease
  1. L Monserrat,
  2. R Barriales-Villa,
  3. M Hermida-Prieto
  1. Dr Lorenzo Monserrat, Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de A Coruña (INIBIC), CHU Juan Canalejo, As Xubias 84, A Coruña 15006, Spain; Lorenzo_monserrat{at}

Statistics from

A 15-year-old male came to our clinic because his father had died suddenly with a previous diagnosis of apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at age 38. His father’s records said he had congestive heart failure, a maximal left ventricular wall thickness of 28 mm, biventricular systolic dysfunction and left atrial hypertrophy on echocardiography. A female cousin of the …

View Full Text

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.