Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in HCM - 2015 AHA Symposium, Part 2

Learn the details of sudden death in HCM to aid in what is often a sobering discussion for patients. This course will cover the definition of sudden death, its prevalance in HCM, the role of the substrate, treatment and prevention, and some controversies in the new risk prediction tools for predicting whether someone has a significant risk of sudden death in HCM.


Visit the following links for more videos from the 2015 AHA Symposium: 

Part 1: Update on Evaluation and Nonsurgical Treatment Strategies for the Symptomatic Patient with HCM

Part 3: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Part 4: New Approaches to the Surgical Management of Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy

Part 5: What Clinicians Need to Know About Genetic Testing for Patients and Families with HCM

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Marye Gleva, FACC, MD

Marye Gleva, FACC, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology Washington University School of Medicine

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