Dr. Listening to Heart

Sports Beat: Is Your Heart Murmur Serious? (Video)

Tags: arrhythmias, athletes, heart murmur, heart video, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, sports, sudden cardiac death, video

Your doctor unexpectedly tells you at your annual sports physical that you have a heart murmur. So now what? Here’s how a sports cardiologist can help.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Screen Your Teens for Heart Muscle Disease

Tags: heart attack, heart failure, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, sudden cardiac death

The headlines cause gasps of disbelief: A star high school or college athlete suddenly collapses and dies after a workout or a game. The culprit in many cases is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Here's why.

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Individual Care Best for Young Cardiac Patients

Tags: cardiology, heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, pediatrics

Children with heart disease have special needs, and pediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy presents special challenges. A new study confirms the best approach for effective treatment.

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Athletes and Enlarged Hearts

Tags: exercise, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, news, prevention

A diagnosis of an enlarged heart in athletes may be a serious medical issue – or just a byproduct of an active lifestyle. The challenge for physicians is differentiating between the two.

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Chat With a Doctor: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

Tags: chat with a doctor, HCM, heart disease, heart failure, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, sudden cardiac death, webchat

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a complex type of heart disease that affects one in 500 people. Learn more from a Cleveland Clinic physician during a live webchat Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at noon (ET).

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Chat With a Doctor: Ask the Heart Surgeon

Tags: cardiovascular disease, chat with a doctor, coronary artery disease, endocarditis, heart disease, heart surgery, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, webchat

Ask questions and get answers about heart surgery from a Cleveland Clinic physician during a live webchat Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at noon (ET).


Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Patient Conference

Tags: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, patient conference, research

The Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute and the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA) are hosting a comprehensive program about diagnosis and treatment of HCM.

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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Web Chat Tomorrow

Tags: cleveland clinic, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, web chat

Learn more, register and join to start asking questions now. They will be answered during the web chat tomorrow, 9/1 from Noon - 1 p.m.