Document Detail


Surgical Myectomy for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy: The Cut That Heals.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23770749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) has been one of the most interesting and controversial disorders in cardiovascular medicine. Although initial descriptions of the pathology of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) were published over a century ago, it was not until the surgical and pathological observations of Brock and Teare respectively that this cardiac entity came to attention in the modern era. HCM is a primary disorder of the myocardium characterized by myocyte hypertrophy and fibre disarray, myocardial fibrosis, and abnormal coronary intramural microvasculature. Although HCM is characterized by tremendous diversity in terms of phenotypic expression, genetic substrate, and clinical presentation, left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction is an integral component of the disease, occurring in up to 70% of patients either at rest or with provocation(1).
Authors:
Lynne Williams; Harry Rakowski
Related Documents :
6831789 - Noninvasive markers of intravenous streptokinase coronary thrombolysis.
2992259 - Technetium-99m-pyrophosphate scintigraphy in patients with suspected acute myocardial i...
12388929 - Alteplase: double bolus versus accelerated regimen.
7893299 - Instability of st segments in the early stages of acute myocardial infarction in patien...
21070719 - Economic assessment of cardiac resynchronization therapy.
10426859 - Clinical epidemiology of acute myocardial infarction.
3079539 - The utilization of tc-99m-tbi as a myocardial perfusion agent in exercise studies: comp...
19778669 - Cost effectiveness of enoxaparin in acute st-segment elevation myocardial infarction: t...
9671759 - Myocyte proliferation in end-stage cardiac failure in humans.
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-6-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Circulation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1524-4539     ISO Abbreviation:  Circulation     Publication Date:  2013 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-6-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0147763     Medline TA:  Circulation     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
1Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Predictors of Long Term Outcomes in Symptomatic Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy Patients Und...
Next Document:  White light emission of an Eu(iii)-doped Gd(iii) complex with 3-sulfobenzoate and 1H-imidazo[4,5-f][...