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Computed Tomography angiography planning identifies the target vessel for optimum infarct location and improves clinical outcome in alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy

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1. Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Cardiology, UNITED KINGDOM; 2. Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital; 3. Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital; 4. Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital; 5. University of Geneva; 6. Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

Abstract

Aims:Alcohol septal ablation (ASA) is an established treatment option in HOCM. ASA is ineffective in some: inaccurate infarct and inability to identify a vessel contribute. We aimed to improve accuracy of infarct using CT angiography guidance and provide a more predictable and satisfactory outcome.

Methods and results: Twenty-one successi…

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