Stenosis of Intramyocardial Small Arteries in Hearts with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Hypertensive Hearts
Chest pain is a common symptom of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (H CM), despite angiographically normal epicardial coronary arteries . Moreover, these patients often demonstrate abnormal myocardial thallium-201 imaging  or abnormal lactate metabolism during pacing . Pathologically, these hearts show a greater amount of fibrosis, which is distributed predominantly in the subendocardium rather than in the subepicardium .
KeywordsDilate Cardiomyopathy Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Coronary Flow Reserve Normal Heart Heart Weight
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