Septal Reduction – Not a One Size Fits All

A recent article published in the European Journal of Cardiology Heart Failure compares septal myectomy to septal alcohol ablation. The paper goes through specific factors which make one procedure or the other more appropriate: individual anatomy and age being two .of the most important.

The article emphasizes that proper patient selection for either procedure is key.  Further, it emphasizes the necessity of having both procedures done at at high volume center in order to increase the odds of a successful procedure.

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