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Feb 26, 2017 · Diagnosed with HOCM last year. May be time for surgery in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

Thank you will ask my cardiologist about him

Feb 26, 2017 · Diagnosed with HOCM last year. May be time for surgery in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

I was diagnosed with HCM in 2014 after having sever fatigue and shortness of breath in 2013. The thickness of the muscle was enough to require surgery at that time, however, a trip to Duke University Hospital with one of the cardiologist told me that if I wanted they would do the surgery but it would take a year to heal and that after a few years I would feel bad again due to the related hormones released with this condition. Tomorrow, Monday the 27th and 28th I am having another echo and stress/with contrast done and will see the doctor in april. After reading some info on here it sounds as though I have not been well informed. My cardio is a great doctor but not a specialist in this disease)HMC) Should I request another doctor(specialist) about surgery. I am currently taking Trope at this time but still experiencing a lot of shortness of breath and a lot of fatigue. I should also mention that I am turning sixty in aug., and have fibromyalgia, also. Frustrated…