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Volume 85, Number 5

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: A complex disease

 

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Release Date: May 1, 2018
Expiration Date: April 30, 2019>

Estimated Time of Completion: 1 hour

Description

Most people who carry its mutations are never affected, but, rarely, some patients die suddenly at a young age.

Learning Objective

Readers will recognize the different patterns of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Target Audience

Directed to practitioners in cardiology, genetics/personalized health care, pediatrics, and family practice.

Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Activity Director and Authors

Activity Director

Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD
Chairman, Department of Medicine, Education Institute,
Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine,
Editor in Chief, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Co-Activity Directors

Pelin Batur, MD
Department of Community Internal Medicine,
Education Director, Primary Care Women’s Health Program,
Deputy Editor, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Craig Nielsen, MD
Vice Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine,
Deputy Editor, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Kristi Thomsen
Executive Editor, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Authors

Laura Young, MD
Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Nicholas G. Smedira, MD
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart and Vascular Institute,
and Transplantation Center, Cleveland Clinic; Professor, Cleveland Clinic
Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University,
Cleveland,OH

Albree Tower-Rader, MD
Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic; Clinical Instructor,
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Harry Lever, MD
Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic; Clinical Assistant Professor,
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Milind Y. Desai, MD
Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Heart and Vascular Institute, and Department of Diagnostic Radiology,
Cleveland Clinic; Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

CME Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Disclosures

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.

The following faculty have indicated that they have a relationship which, in the context of their contributions, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD (Activity Director)
  Consulting Horizon Pharma
  Consulting Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

All other authors, co-activity directors, reviewers and CCJM staff report no relevant financial relationships which, in the context of their contributions, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest.


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