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Deaths from Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Deaths

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a life-threatening illness that can progress quickly even with treatment. However, some people may not develop symptoms. Patients that rely on a device to pump their blood throughout the body will require a heart transplant for survival.

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Survival Rates

1-year survival rate for Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: About 2 to 3 percent die each year because the heart suddenly stops beating. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Cardiomyopathy: NHLBI)

10-year survival rate for Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Over 10 years, the risk of sudden death can be 20 percent or more. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Cardiomyopathy: NHLBI)

Deaths from Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: medical news summaries

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