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    [obstructive vs non obstructive]

    Author: liza (---.proxy.aol.com)

    Date: 06-10-02 23:03

    recentaly came back from the cardiologist after yet another echo i havent learned much other than i have the non obstructive form can some one please translate what that means? is it better to have the non obstructive form vs obstructive??? please any help would be appreciated. lost liza

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    [Re: obstructive vs non obstructive]

    Author: Board Moderator--Sarah Beckley (---.dsl.mindspring.com)

    Date: 06-11-02 02:13

    Dear Liza

    Non-obstructive is better. It means that the mitral valve is able to function without running into the septal (middle) wall of the heart. Obstruction is when the septum becomes so thick that it catches the valve as it moves. There is more info on this in the info parts of this web site. It's a good thing (non-obstruction).

    Please call the office at 973-983-7429 to get the names of HCM specialists near you.

    Sarah
    NOTE: This is a post from the previous forum message board.

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