International Cardiovascular Forum Journal (Jan 2014)

Burned out myocardium in biventricular hypertrophic cardiomyopathy presenting with congestive heart failure: Importance of ECG changes

  • Christer Backman,
  • Per Lindqvist,
  • Stellan Mörner,
  • Michael Henein

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 1, no. 3
pp. 159 – 160


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A 60 year old man was found to have a heart murmur and ECG features of ventricular hypertrophy on a medical check up for military recruitment at age of 20, despite having swimming as the only exercise. His mother had 3 survived children out of 9 pregnancies.