Aortic stenosis and concomitant hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: the bad and the worse
█ Short Review
Alexandru Achim1,2,3, Nicolas Verheyen1, Gabor G. Toth1
1University Heart Center Graz, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
2University of Szeged, Department of Cardiology, Szeged, Hungary
3Medicala 1 Invasive Cardiology Department, “Iuliu Hatieganu” Medical University, Cluj, Romania
With the broadening of indications and the consequent massive increase in the number of transcatheter aortic valve implantations (TAVI) some former niche subgroups have gained real clinical relevance. And such severe aortic stenosis (AS) and concomitant obstructive left ventricular hypertrophy is found more and more frequently, causing important diagnostic challenges and treatment dilemmas.