Left ventricular assist device implantation in a patient who had previously undergone apical myectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Yang Hyun Cho, Salil V. Deo, Yan Topilsky, Martha Grogan, Soon J. Park

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Apical hypertrophy is a rare variant of hypertropic cardiomyopathy. These patients may present with end-stage congestive heart failure subsequent to long standing diastolic dysfunction. We report the technique for left ventricular assist device insertion in a patient with previous apical myectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)266-268
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2012


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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