A 17-year-old male asked:
If a person has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy & the heart suddenly stops, would a defibrillator get the heart started again? will they need transplant?
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Trauma Surgery 28 years experience
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Pediatric Cardiology 33 years experience
Hypertrophic: in most cases defibrillator should be able to restart it provided that it is done immediately, transplant is needed more rarely.
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