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First Heart Surgery Using Ultrasound-guided Catheter Ablation

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peacekeeper001 Law Enforcement Officer with 29 years of full-time service. Public School Teacher for past 3 years. Fully diagnoised in 2009 with HCM. Gradient of 18. Family man with one child. Father was the carrier of HCM and was a test study at NIH back in the early 1990's. Take 100 mg of Metrophol 3 times a day without any known side effects. I have seen doctors at the University of Florida (UF), the Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, and the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, FL. Find out more about peacekeeper001
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  • First Heart Surgery Using Ultrasound-guided Catheter Ablation

    Has anyone done any further research on this article?
    Two patients suffering from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy were saved after Chinese doctors successfully performed minimal invasive surgery on them in two separate occasions, China Daily reported.

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    The consensus among the specialists right now is that myectomy is still the gold standard for treatment, and that it will be a long time - if ever - before robotic procedures can replace it. I wouldn't take a news site's report of two procedures as very meaningful.

    Gordon
    Myectomy on Feb. 5, 2007.

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