Video Q&A about Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy & Surgical Treatment Apical Myectomy

Wed, Nov 2
1:00pm to 2:00pm ET

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In this Video Q&A on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and surgical treatment with apical myectomy Steve R. Ommen, M.D., consultant in cardiovascular diseases, and Hartzell V. Schaff, M.D., consultant in cardiac surgery, discuss the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy including the surgical treatment of apical myectomy.  A live question and answer session followed the presentation.

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What are the statistical outcomes of an Apical Myectomy?

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How risky is an Apical Myectomy?

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Who is eligible for an Apical Myectomy out of Apical HCM Patients?

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How significant is concentric remodeling post myectomy (9 years)? This finding has shown up on my last two echos.

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What is the imaging protocol for an obese female patient with Apical ACM? TTE have been suboptimal. Patient has an AICD implanted.

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At what point would an angiogram/cardiac catheterization be appropriate? Patient also has pulmonary hypertension, diastolic dysfunction and new onset of abnormal BNP and return of dyspnea, chest pain and presyncope.

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Is age a determination in choosing ablation over myectomy?

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how do you resect the heart muscle without leaving scars? my doctors back home all tell my once there are scars in my muscle, I would have malignant arrhythmia.

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Will this webinar be available for others to watch later. Many people in the syndrome group I am part of, The Rasopathies, are interested in watching this presentation, but couldn’t watch it live.

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Has this webinar been cancelled. It is 1:29 pm and is still showing Please Stand By on screen. If so, can I register for the reschedule of same?

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@sews

Has this webinar been cancelled. It is 1:29 pm and is still showing Please Stand By on screen. If so, can I register for the reschedule of same?

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The webinar will begin in 30 minutes, at 1:00 pm CT. Thank you!

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@lcriv

Will this webinar be available for others to watch later. Many people in the syndrome group I am part of, The Rasopathies, are interested in watching this presentation, but couldn’t watch it live.

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Yes, this webinar will be archived on the website here, immediately following the live broadcast. It will also be on YouTube. Thank you!

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