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Late Health Status of Patients Undergoing Myectomy for Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Friday, June 4, 2021

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Anita Nguyen, MBBS, Hartzell V. Schaff, MD, Steve R. Ommen, MD, Bernard J. Gersh, MBChB, DPhil, Joseph A. Dearani, MD, Jeffrey B. Geske, MD, Brian D. Lahr, MS, Rick A. Nishimura, MD
Septal myectomy leads to excellent symptomatic relief in most patients, and more than 80% report subjective improvement in health status. Important predictors of worsening health included coronary artery disease and poor preoperative health status.

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