Rev Clin Esp (Barc) 2021 Jun-Jul;221(6):315-322. Epub 2021 Mar 10.
UGC Área del Corazón, Servicio de Cirugía Cardiovascular y Cardiología, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Málaga, Spain; Instituto Biosanitario de Málaga (IBIMA), Fundación Pública Andaluza para la Investigación de Málaga en Biomedicina y Salud (FIMABIS), Universidad de Málaga, Málaga, Spain.
Background And Objectives: To date, in Spain, there are no studies that have evaluated the prevalence of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in the general population. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in a large sample of the working population of Spain.
Materials And Methods: The study included 13,179 workers (73% men; mean age: 40 years) from 5 regions of Spain who, between May 2008 and November 2010, had a medical examination with an electrocardiogram. Read More