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Investigation and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Investigation and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Investigation and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Alison Muir and Perry Elliott
Alison Muir and Perry Elliott
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Launch date: 03 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 02 May 2018

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Description

This session covers the investigation, assessment and management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• List necessary investigations in the assessment of a new patient with HCM
• Assess the risk of sudden cardiac death in patients with HCM
• Describe the principles of drug and device therapy in HCM
• Discuss the role of genetic counselling and testing
• Describe the management of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction, including pharmacological and invasive strategies
• Describe the management of other complications of HCM such as atrial arrhythmias, thromboembolic events and deteriorating left ventricular function
Alison Muir and Perry Elliott

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Alison Muir and Perry Elliott
on behalf of Health Education England

Alison Muir - NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology

Alison Muir completed her undergraduate studies at Queen’s University, Belfast where she graduated first in Medicine in 2000. She later trained clinically in Belfast for 3 years in general medicine and specialised as a cardiology trainee. She completed an MD in 2007 which was based on her research on platelet function and the assessment of aspirin resistance in patients with ischaemic heart disease.

She developed an interest in cardiomyopathy during her clinical training and moved to London in 2008 to sub-specialise in Inherited Heart Diseases. She is currently a Walport Clinical Academic Lecturer in Inherited Heart diseases at the Heart Hospital, London.

Perry Elliott - Reader in Inherited Cardiac Disease; Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, The Heart Hospital, London

Dr. Elliott is a Reader in Inherited Cardiovascular Disease at The Heart Hospital, University College London, and The Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London.

Dr Elliott studied Medicine at St. Thomas’s Hospital Medical School, London. After qualifying in 1987 he trained in General Medicine, gaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1991. He completed his general cardiology training at St. George’s Hospital Medical School, London.

Over the past 17 years Dr Elliott has established an international reputation in the field of heart muscle disease, authoring more than 200 peer reviewed papers on the subject. He is Chairman of the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases and Vice-President of the Cardiomyopathy Association. He is a member of the British Cardiac Society, and was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology in 2001 and the European Society of Cardiology in 2005. Dr Elliott chairs The National Coroner/Pathologist sub-group of the National service framework implementation board and is chair and co-founder of the UK Cardiac Pathology Network. In 2009, he was appointed as Deputy Editor of The Heart Journal.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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