Predictive Factors and Consequences of Myocardial Fibrosis in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Fibrosis, myocardial deformation and biomarkers in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)
• Patients with known HCM or recently discovered with a wall thickness greater than or equal to15 mm without family background or> 13 mm in an HCM family context in the absence of other causes found capable of producing such a degree of hypertrophy
• HCM apparently linked to a mutation of a protein of the sarcomere (identified mutation or absence of other causes of hypertrophy found when the mutation search was not performed or was unsuccessful)
• Control subjects will be patients greater than or equal to 18 years without known cardiovascular disease or that may affect their ability to function, addressed to achieve a stress echocardiography for assessment of atypical symptoms, with a low pretest probability of coronary artery disease, and accepting blood sample before and after exercise. They do not realize Holter ECG or cardiac MRI as part of the study.