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World's most comprehensive study of a deadly heart condition yields 1st results

19:00 EST 6 Nov 2019 | AAAS

(University of Virginia Health System) Researchers have revealed the initial results from the world's largest comprehensive study of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, an abnormal thickening of the heart that often goes undiagnosed and can prove deadly. The condition can present at any age, and it is the most common cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes.

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