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  • Unit 3.4: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Hemodynamic Evaluation and Alcohol Ablation Techniques and Results

    Ulrich Sigwart, MD — Centre and Division of Cardiology - University Hospital

    Duration:1 hour

    Faculty Disclosure

    Disclosures not available

    Learning Objectives

    • Characterize the pathophysiological features of HOCM
    • Explore existing therapeutic options, including drug therapy and surgical interventions (myotomy, myectomy, transplantation)
    • Define the role of nonsurgical myocardial reduction (NSMR) in HOCM
    • Explore alternative methods of ablation, including radiofrequency
    • Compare the risks and benefits of cathether treatment of HOCM vs. surgical myectomy