Outcome of septal myectomy for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in children and young adults.

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BACKGROUND Obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is an important cause of heart failure in children, but there are limited data addressing outcome of myectomy in children. Our objective was to evaluate the early and late results of septal myectomy in pediatric HCM. METHODS We reviewed 127 consecutive patients (62% male) who underwent transaortic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.08.011

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