Pathological Hypertrophy

Some articles on hypertrophy, pathological hypertrophy:

Ventricular Hypertrophy - Physiology
... Healthy cardiac hypertrophy (physiologic hypertrophy or "athlete's heart") is the normal response to healthy exercise or pregnancy, which results in an increase in the heart's muscle ... Unhealthy cardiac hypertrophy (pathological hypertrophy) is the response to stress or disease such as hypertension, heart muscle injury (myocardial infarction), heart failure or ... Valvular heart disease is another cause of pathological hypertrophy ...

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