Abbas Y Rampurwala

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BACKGROUND Tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy (TIC) seems to be a form of reversible cardiomyopathy. With recurrence, TIC can be more severe and may increase the risk for sudden cardiac death. OBJECTIVE We postulate that negative remodeling persists even though ejection fraction (EF) normalizes after appropriate treatment in these patients. METHODS We(More)
A 16 year old female with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy was treated with alcohol ablation for NYHA class III symptoms on medical therapy. Three months later, patient underwent a second alcohol ablation procedure for continued symptoms. Follow-up, for 4 years now, continues to show resolution of symptoms. (Cardiol J 2007; 14: 301-304).
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