Treatment modalities in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: Surgical myectomy versus percutaneous septal ablation


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Vural A. H. , Tiryakioglu O., Tuerk T., Ata Y., Ari H., Yalcinkaya S. , ...More

HEART SURGERY FORUM, vol.10, no.6, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf98.20071136
  • Title of Journal : HEART SURGERY FORUM

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to compare the results of percutaneous septal myocardial ablation (PSMA) and surgical myectomy (SM) for decreasing the left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) gradient, septal thickness, ventricular dimensions, and mitral regurgitation (MR) in patients with symptomatic hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.