Alcohol Septal Ablation for Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Word of Endorsement.


Twenty years after the introduction of alcohol septal ablation (ASA) for the treatment of obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the arrhythmogenicity of the ablation scar appears to be overemphasized. When systematically reviewing all studies comparing ASA with myectomy with long-term follow-up, (aborted) sudden cardiac death and mortality rates were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.02.080


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