Table 1

Clinical baseline data in 25 patients with HOCM

n (%)
Women13  (52)
Family history of HOCM or sudden cardiac death10 (40)
Complications of HOCM
 History of syncopal attacks11 (44)
 History of acute left heart failure/pulmonary oedema6 (24)
 Documented supraventricular tachyarrhythmia10 (40)
Comorbidity
 Pulmonary (COPD, restrictive abnormalities)3 (12)
 Systemic arterial hypertension5 (20)
Treatment before PTSMA
 β Blocker7 (28)
 Verapamil17 (68)
 Prior DDD pacemaker implantation2 (8)
 Prior surgical myectomy3 (12)
  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.