Outcome of Surgical Myectomy After Unsuccessful Alcohol Septal Ablation for the Treatment of Patients With Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Ethanol

abstract

  • Myectomy can be successfully performed after failed alcohol ablation, but with a higher incidence of heart block than in cases where only surgery is performed. Otherwise, alcohol ablation does not appear to adversely affect surgical outcome.

publication date

  • August 21, 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jacc.2007.04.065

PubMed ID

  • 17707185

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 795

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 50

number

  • 8