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New Guidelines on Frequent Cause of Sudden Death in Athletes

Recommendations Aim to Improve the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

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Cardiologists welcomed the new guidelines, saying they would improve the care of people with HCM.

"This can only be helpful. The fact that this is laying out very clearly not only what drugs are good but how to screen for it, that patients should be genetically counseled -- all of the different aspects --  they really are pinning down" what should be targeted by a cardiologist, Narula says.

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