Amar Krishnaswamy

All articles by Amar Krishnaswamy

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Intervention

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Symptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is due to significant obstruction to flow in the left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT). This obstruction results from a thickened interventricular septum (IVS) and systolic anterior motion (SAM) of the mitral valve (most commonly the anterior mitral apparatus). Mitral regurgitation resulting from SAM also contributes…

Next post in Cardiology