Operative treatment in hypertrophic subaortic stenosis. Techniques, and the results of pre and postoperative assessments in 83 patients.

@article{Morrow1975OperativeTI,
  title={Operative treatment in hypertrophic subaortic stenosis. Techniques, and the results of pre and postoperative assessments in 83 patients.},
  author={A G Morrow and Bruce A. Reitz and Stephen E. Epstein and W. L. Henry and D M Conkle and S B Itscoitz and David R. Redwood},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1975},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={88-102}
}
The results of operative treatment in 83 patients with idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (IHSS) are described. Most patients with the disease are asymptomatic, or derive satisfactory symptomatic improvement from nonoperative therapy: administration of propranolol, exerice limitation, control of arrhythmia, etc. Operation is required, however, in 10-15% of patients, those who remain severely symptomatic after nonoperative treatment or who become refractory to it. Operation relieves… CONTINUE READING