If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ in HCMA Announcements. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Your Participation in this message board is strictly voluntary. Information and comments on the message board do not necessarily reflect the feelings, opinions, or positions of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association. At no time should participants to this board substitute information within for individual medical advice. The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association shall not be liable for any information provided herein. All participants in this board should conduct themselves in a professional and respectful manner. Failure to do so will result in suspension or termination. The moderators of the message board working with the HCMA will be responsible for notifying participants if they have violated the rules of conduct for the board. Moderators or HCMA staff may edit any post to ensure it conforms with the rules of the board or may delete it. This community is welcoming to all those with HCM we ask that you remember each user comes to the board with information and a point of view that may differ from that which you hold, respect is critical, please post respectfully. Thank you

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Septal Myecotomy and mitral valve

Collapse

About the Author

Collapse

jack_edwards Find out more about jack_edwards
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Septal Myecotomy and mitral valve

    Hello ,
    i am asking people who perform septal myecotomy procedure
    does they perform mitral valve replacement or repair with the procedure or not ? thanks

  • #2
    Yes, they do it if necessary.

    Gordon
    Myectomy on Feb. 5, 2007.

    Comment


    • #3
      Often times the Mitral valve functions improperly just because of its position in relation to the enlarged septum. In this type of case, the Mitral valve may return to normal function after the myectomy without any other intervention. If there is structural damage to the Mitral valve, a repair to the valve would be the first choice, replacement of the valve second choice. This is why having myectomy done at a COE with a good surgical program is important. Decisions must be made in stages sometimes during the myectomy surgery itself. The Surgeon may not be able to predict repair vs replacement until he sees the valve.
      After years of symptoms:
      Officially Diagnosed HOCM 2006
      Myectomy 3/11/13 at non-COE
      Extended Myectomy 7/23/14
      At Mayo with Dr. Joseph Dearani

      Comment

      Today's Birthdays

      Collapse

      Working...
      X