Alcohol septal ablation and prevention of sudden cardiac death in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. a case report

A. V. Ardashev*, A. A. Shavarov, A. O. Dzhandzhgava, M. S. Rybatchenko, M. Y.U. Kryutchko

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Abstract

We discuss approaches to the treatment of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, problems of prevention of sudden cardiac death in subjects with this pathology, and present results of multicenter study assessing efficacy of cardioverter-defibrillator implantation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Special attention is devoted to the method of alcohol septal ablation in patient with obstructive form of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and discussion of indications to this intervention. Clinical case is presented demonstrating early and long-time results of alcohol septal ablation of pronounced obstruction of left ventricular outflow tract in a woman with high risk of sudden cardiac death.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)72-79
Number of pages8
JournalKardiologiya
Volume49
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2009

Keywords

  • Alcohol septal ablation.
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Subaortic stenosis
  • Sudden cardiac death

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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