Intraoperative Direct Measurement of Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Gradients to Guide Surgical Myectomy for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Study Questions:

Is intraoperative direct measurement of left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) gradient important in the management of patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM) undergoing transaortic septal myectomy?