Do you know anyone who has had a septal myectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?

Myectomy. Surgical myectomy may be done to treat certain patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and it would be prudent to discuss the risk/benefits with your physician (s). In certain complex cases, getting more than one medical opinion may be beneficial before embarking upon surgery.

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What are some complications septal myectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?

Many. This is a complicated condition that is best handled in a major medical center with a team of doctors specializing in its treatment. Surgical complications of the repair include recurrence or failure to improve, ventricular septal defect, conduction system injury requiring pacemaker, arrhythmias, valve injury and death. There is also bleeding, infection, MI, stroke, lung and organ failure etc. . Read more...