Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy presenting with 3rd-degree atrioventricular block

Kerry L. Rosen, Robert W. Cameron, Peter J. Bigham, Steven Neish

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)372-375
Number of pages4
JournalTexas Heart Institute Journal
Volume24
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

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Atrioventricular Block
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Syncope
Echocardiography
Electrocardiography
Exercise
Pediatrics

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy presenting with 3rd-degree atrioventricular block. / Rosen, Kerry L.; Cameron, Robert W.; Bigham, Peter J.; Neish, Steven.

In: Texas Heart Institute Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4, 1997, p. 372-375.

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Rosen, Kerry L. ; Cameron, Robert W. ; Bigham, Peter J. ; Neish, Steven. / Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy presenting with 3rd-degree atrioventricular block. In: Texas Heart Institute Journal. 1997 ; Vol. 24, No. 4. pp. 372-375.
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