Characterizing Finnish Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Population And Disease Burden In The Finnish Healthcare

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a heart condition characterized by thickening of the heart tissue in the absess of clear secundary cause. It is a hereditary disease and the most common genetic cardiovascular disorder worldwide. It causes significant impairment and a high risk for cardiac sudden death. The aim of this study is to describe the Finnish HCM patient population including healthcare resource utilization, clinical characteristics, incidence and prevalence and mortality rate.