Cardiac implantable electrical devices in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: single center implant data extracted from the Swedish pacemaker and ICD registry.

Conclusions: This retrospective registry-based study provides a picture of CIED first implants in HCM patients in a Swedish tertiary university hospital. ICDs were the most commonly implanted devices, covering 59% of CIED implants. HCM patients receiving a pacemaker or an ICD had different epidemiological and clinical profiles. PMID: 32054352 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal - Category: Cardiology Tags: Scand Cardiovasc J Source Type: research

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AbstractPercutaneous transluminal septal myocardial ablation (PTSMA) has become a significant treatment for symptomatic patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM) despite maximal medical therapy. The target septal arteries usually arise from the left anterior descending artery (LAD). However, when septal perforators do not originate from the LAD, non-LAD septal perforators should be included as candidate-target septal branches that feed the hypertrophic septal myocardium, causing left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction. Data pertaining to the procedure remain limited. We aimed to investigate PTS...
Source: Heart and Vessels - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: IJC Heart &VasculatureAuthor(s): Thomas H. Schindler, David L. Brown, Justin S. Sadhu
Source: IJC Heart and Vasculature - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Danon disease (OMIM 300257) is an X-linked lysosomal storage disorder, characterized by hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), skeletal myopathy, variable intellectual disability, and other minor clinical features.
Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
Publication date: December 2019Source: Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia (English Edition), Volume 38, Issue 12Author(s): Inês Cruz
Source: Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Publication date: December 2019Source: Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia (English Edition), Volume 38, Issue 12Author(s): Catarina Ruivo, Fernando Montenegro Sá, Joana Correia, Adriana Belo, Maria Fátima Loureiro, João Morais, on behalf of Portuguese National Registry of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Source: Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Authors: Han Z, Xu X, Lin Y Abstract A 67-year-old man was admitted to our hospital due to chest tightness induced by activity that had started about 2 months earlier. To clarify the causes of chest pain in this patient, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging was performed, resulting in a diagnosis of ventricular apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with intramyocardial calcification. PMID: 32240101 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Journal of Invasive Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Tags: J Invasive Cardiol Source Type: research
Alcohol septal ablation (ASA) is indicated for symptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HC) patients. We sought to analyze the incidence of the 30-day readmission rate, predictors, causes of readmission, and incremental healthcare resource (cost and length of stay) utilization after ASA. Nationwide readmission database from 2010 January to 2015 September was queried to identify 30-day unplanned readmission after ASA for HC by using the International Classification of Disease, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification.
Source: The American Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: research
Patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HC) may require higher energies to terminate ventricular fibrillation (VF); thus, dual coil defibrillation leads are often implanted. However, single coil leads may be preferred in young patients. All patients with HCM implanted with a transvenous ICD from years 2000 to 2014 were included. Of 249 patients, 223 underwent VF testing including 150 with a dual coil lead and 73 a single coil. Patients tested with dual coil compared to single coil had lower successful VF energies (15.7 ± 6.1 joule to 20.2 ± 7.9 joule (p
Source: The American Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: research
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) came to prominence in 1958 when Donald Teare described in the British Heart Journal its typical pathological features in 8 patients who died suddenly. The excessive risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) dominated the early literature and contemporary 21st century studies suggest that the SCD rate is approximately 1% per year [1]. Ventricular arrhythmias are the primary cause of SCD and the development of the implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in 1980 was a significant milestone.
Source: International Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
Abstract BACKGROUND: Thromboembolic complications such as ischemic stroke or peripheral arterial thromboembolism are known complications in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). We sought to assess the clinical and cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) characteristics of patients with HCM suffering from thromboembolic events and analyzed the predictors of these unfavorable outcomes.Methods and Results:The 115 HCM patients underwent late gadolinium enhanced (LGE) CMR and were included in the study. Follow-up was 5.6±3.6 years. The primary endpoint was the occurrence of thromboembolic events (ischemic stro...
Source: Circulation Journal - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Circ J Source Type: research
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