Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Publication Date: December 1, 2020
Last Updated: March 14, 2022


Shared Decision-Making

For patients with HCM or at risk for HCM, shared decisionmaking is recommended in developing a plan of care (including but not limited to decisions regarding genetic evaluation, activity, lifestyle, and therapy choices) that includes a full disclosure of the risks, benefits, and anticipated outcomes of all options, as well as the opportunity for patients to express their goals and concerns. (I, B-NR)

Clinical Diagnosis

Diagnosis Initial Evaluation and Follow-up

In patients with suspected HCM, comprehensive physical examination and complete medical and 3-generation family history is recommended as part of the initial diagnostic assessment (Table 3 and Table 4). (I, B-NR)



Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

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