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

Wed, Nov 2, 2016
1:00pm to 2:00pm ET


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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I have hocm and 2.1 cm septum and am having myectomy. My 28yr son has hcm and 2.5 cm septum. SHould he have a apical myectomy ?


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What pre exam requirements may be done by my cardiologist in Canada and forwarded in the interest of saving money on items that would not be covered by my insurance in Canada. 

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Looking forward to my appointment, in December.

Dr Schaff did my surgery in mid December…doing fine, no limitations. On 10 MG metoprolol twice a day now…:)

I have a question….my children of my deceased husband have been getting checked every 3 years since 1yoa. Nothing so far, no thickening whatsoever. and they r 12 and 11. Should i begin yearly screening or continue every 3 yrs?

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