Interventions for structural heart disease

Targeting systolic anterior motion and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction in hypertrophic obstructed cardiomyopathy with a MitraClip

EuroIntervention 2015;11:942-947 published online ahead of print August 2014. DOI: 10.4244/EIJY14M08_13

Ulrich Schäfer
Ulrich Schäfer1*, MD; Christian Frerker1, MD; Thomas Thielsen1, MD; Dimitry Schewel1, MD; Ralf Bader2, MD; Karl-Heinz Kuck1, MD; Felix Kreidel1, MD
1. Department of Cardiology, Asklepios Clinic St. Georg, Hamburg, Germany; 2. Department of Cardiac Surgery, Asklepios Clinic St. Georg, Hamburg, Germany

Aims: Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM) with left ventricular outflow tract obstruction frequently involves a systolic anterior motion (SAM) of the anterior mitral leaflet. W

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