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Percutaneous transluminal septal coil embolisation as an alternative to alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
  1. A Lafont,
  2. E Durand,
  3. C Brasselet,
  4. E Mousseaux,
  5. A Hagege,
  6. M Desnos

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Alcohol septal ablation appears to be a successful strategy for severe obstructive cardiomyopathy, resulting in reductions in clinical symptoms and left ventricular outflow tract gradient (LVOTG). However, rates of mortality (1–4%) and permanent complete atrioventricular (AV) blockage (15–30%) associated with …

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