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Stenosis of Intramyocardial Small Arteries in Hearts with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Hypertensive Hearts

  • Hisayoshi Fujiwara
  • Masaru Tanaka
  • Tomoya Onodera
  • Der-Jinn Wu
  • Mitsuo Matsuda
  • Yoshihiro Hamashima
  • Chuichi Kawai

Abstract

Chest pain is a common symptom of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (H CM), despite angiographically normal epicardial coronary arteries [1]. Moreover, these patients often demonstrate abnormal myocardial thallium-201 imaging [2] or abnormal lactate metabolism during pacing [3]. Pathologically, these hearts show a greater amount of fibrosis, which is distributed predominantly in the subendocardium rather than in the subepicardium [4].

Keywords

Dilate Cardiomyopathy Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Coronary Flow Reserve Normal Heart Heart Weight 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hisayoshi Fujiwara
  • Masaru Tanaka
  • Tomoya Onodera
  • Der-Jinn Wu
  • Mitsuo Matsuda
  • Yoshihiro Hamashima
  • Chuichi Kawai
    • 1
  1. 1.The Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine and PathologyKyoto UniversityKawaramachi, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606Japan

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