1st Edition

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Management

Edited By Srilakshmi M. Adhyapak, V. Rao Parachuri Copyright 2021
    174 Pages 51 Color & 14 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    174 Pages 51 Color & 14 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    174 Pages 51 Color & 14 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

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    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a disease of the cardiac muscle leading to severe debilitating symptoms with relentless progression. Medical options in treating this disease are limited to its early stages, with the disease often becoming resistant to pharmacological interventions. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Management describes the various sub-types of this condition, including its unique anatomic features, with an emphasis on a therapeutic approach, encapsulating several techniques. Surgical myectomy has become the gold standard of effective treatment. This book also throws light on patient selection, newer surgical techniques, and novel image-based pre-operative planning modalities for surgical myectomy.

    Key Features

    • Explores the surgical aspects along with the clinical coverage of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    • Provides ready resource for practicing cardiologists, practitioners, trainees, and fellows
    • Covers anatomical variants, mitral valve pathology, and non-invasive pre-surgical planning with a detailed surgical video and intra-operative pictures

    Table of Contents:

    Chapter 1: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: An overview

    Dr Srilakshmi M Adhyapak

    Chapter 2: Genetics and Genetic Testing in HCM

    Dr Hashim Ahamed

    Chapter 3: Natural history of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

    Dr Srilakshmi M Adhyapak

    Chapter 4: Echocardiographic features of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopath

    Dr Satish C. Govind

    Chapter 5: Role of CMR in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

    Dr Gulhane Avanti, Dr Lakhani Zeeshan and Dr Raj Vimal

    Chapter 6: Surgical Strategies of Myectomy for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy

    Dr P V Rao, Dr Sreekar Balasundaram and Dr Ameya Kaskar

    Chapter 7: Mitral valve pathology in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Implications for surgical repair

    Dr Kevin Hodges, Dr Nicholas Smedira and Dr Per Wierup

    Chapter 8: Anaesthesia for HCM surgery

    Dr Heather K. Hayanga, Dr Jeremiah W. Hayanga, Dr Joseph McGuire Dr Vinay Badhwar

    Chapter 9: Post-operative complications of myectomy and their management

    Dr Lawrence M. Wei, Dr Charlotte Spear and Dr Vinay Badhwar

    Chapter 10: Virtual Surgical Planning for Left-Ventricular Myectomy In Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

    Dr Prahlad G Menon and Dr Srilakshmi M. Adhyapak

    Chapter 11: Arrhythmias in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and their management

    Dr Tom Kai Ming Wang and Dr Milind Y Desai

    Chapter 12: Percutaneous Transluminal Septal Myocardial Ablation in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

    Dr Anene C. Ukaigwe and Dr Paul Sorajja


    Dr Srilakshmi M Adhyapak

    Srilakshmi M. Adhyapak DNB has trained in Interventional Cardiology from Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India. Her interests are in heart failure and various interventions directed at halting the progress of heart failure. She is presently Associate Professor of Cardiology at St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India. She has nearly 50 publications to her credit and two books.

    Dr V Rao Parachuri

    V. Rao Parachuri FRCS (CTh) started his medical career at Madras Medical College. He later trained at Hammersmith and Harefield Hospitals, UK and worked as fellow at St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. His field of interest is in the surgical management of heart failure with special interest in myectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He has performed over 300 surgical myectomy procedures. His other interests include mitral and aortic valve repairs, surgical ventricular restoration and surgical pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation. He has performed nearly 500 Surgical ventricular restoration surgeries and has performed over 25000 CABG and valve repairs. He is Senior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India. He has nearly 50 publications to his credit and has co-authored a book on Surgical Ventricular Restoration.