Therapies for symptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients – The HCM Academy

This case study features expert discussion surrounding a real HCM patient and is designed to raise awareness for best practice treatment of symptomatic patients with obstructive HCM and provide you with an understanding of how heart failure symptoms should be managed.

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This case study features expert discussion surrounding a real HCM patient and is designed to raise awareness for best practice treatment of symptomatic patients with obstructive HCM and provide you with an understanding of how heart failure symptoms should be managed.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this activity, attendees will be able to:

  • Outline steps to mitigate heart failure symptoms in patients with obstructive HCM and apply these to a sample patient
  • Explain advanced therapy options for patients with obstructive HCM that is refractory to pharmacotherapy and apply this knowledge to an example patient
  • Compare the risks and benefits of alcohol septal ablation and surgical myectomy, and apply to treatment decision-making for a sample patient

Target Audience

GPs, family physicians, internists, general cardiologists, nurse specialists, pediatricians, emergency physicians.

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