Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: For Patients, Their Families by Barry J. Maron

By Barry J. Maron

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This analysis shows that little risk is associated with mild degrees of thickening, while extreme increase in wall thickness (у30 mm) conveys much greater risk. Therefore, the presence of extreme hypertrophy is risk factor for sudden death in HCM. 36 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy occasionally patients with none of the known risk factors may also suffer cardiac arrest. On the other hand, and deserving of equal emphasis, most patients with HCM are without risk factors for sudden death, are at low risk for premature death, and therefore are deserving of a large measure of reassurance in this regard.

For almost 5 years, nothing adverse occurred. , normal heart rhythm converted suddenly to a life-threatening rhythm disturbance known as ventricular tachycardia (a). (b) Ventricular tachycardia continues and this is sensed by the device (as noted by the box). (c) While the device is charging (for 8 seconds), the situation deteriorates with ventricular tachycardia converting to a particularly serious rhythm known as ventricular fibrillation in which the ventricles (two lower chambers) fibrillate and do not contract effectively to sustain a measurable blood pressure.

Arrangements for antibiotic Table 2 American Heart Association recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent endocarditis (valve infection). Dental procedures for which prophylaxis is recommended • Dental extractions • Periodontal procedures including surgery, scaling, and root planning, probing, and recall maintenance • Endodontic (root canal) instrumentation or surgery only beyond the apex • Subgingival placement of antibiotic fibers or strips • Initial placement of orthodontic bands but not brackets • Intraligamentary local anesthetic injections • Prophylactic cleaning of teeth or implants where bleeding is anticipated Other procedures for which endocarditis prophylaxis is recommended Respiratory tract – Tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy – Surgical operations that involve respiratory mucosa – Bronchoscopy with a rigid bronchoscope • Gastrointestinal tract – Sclerotherapy for esophageal varices – Esophageal stricture dilation – Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography with biliary obstruction – Biliary tract surgery – Surgical operations that involve intestinal mucosa • Genitourinary tract – Prostatic surgery – Cystoscopy – Urethral dilation • (continued ) 44 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Table 2 (continued ).

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