• Scientists describe a possible disease-causing mechanism in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

    1 month ago - By Phys.org

    Scientists at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares have described a potential disease-causing mechanism in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy , the most frequent hereditary disease of the heart. The study, published in the journal ACS Nano, provides the first description of an association between this disease and mechanical alterations to a component of the contractile machinery of the heart.
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