The outcome of surgical treatment of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Experience over 15 years.


From 1972 through 1987, 115 patients between the ages of 1 and 83 years (mean, 44.5 years) underwent operation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Methods of relief of left ventricular outflow obstruction were septal myectomy/myotomy (n = 109), mitral valve replacement (n = 4), and myectomy/myotomy plus mitral valve replacement (n = 2); concomitant… (More)


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