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  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery
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    What Is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?

    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a thickening of the muscle on the left side of the heart. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn about typical symptoms – and why certain high-risk patients may be asymptomatic.
  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery
    Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD has posted a video:

    How Is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Diagnosed?

    The first symptom of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may be a heart murmur, but the condition is usually diagnosed with an echocardiogram. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn how hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is diagnosed.
  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery
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    Which Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Patients Are Good Candidates for Surgery?

    Some patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy need surgery to shave down the thickened heart muscle – especially if medications aren't working. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn about long-term surgical results.
  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery
    Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD has posted a video:

    Who Is At Risk for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?

    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a disease with a strong genetic component Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn why having a family member who died early or suddenly of cardiac arrest is also cause for screening.
  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery
    Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD has posted a video:

    What Are the Conditions Associated with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?

    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is associated with serious conditions. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn why hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is also linked to the leading cause of sudden death in young people and athletes.
  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery
    Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD has posted a video:

    How Is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Treatment Changing?

    There has been lots of promising progress in treating hypertrophic cardiomyopathy over the last decade. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn about techniques to relieve the thickness of the heart muscle.
  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery
    Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD has posted a video:

    What Should I Ask My Doctor About Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Treatment?

    Assessing the risk of sudden cardiac death is a patient’s most pressing question. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn why it’s also smart to discuss risk assessment for family members.
  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery
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    What Is a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)?

    LVAD, or left ventricular assist device, is a type of artificial heart connected to the left ventricle through the aorta. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn about how the pump propels blood to support the heart.
  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery
    Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD has posted a video:

    What Happens After An LVAD Is Placed?

    Surgery for LVAD, or left ventricular assist device, typically takes 4-5 hours followed by a 3-7 day stay in the ICU. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to hear what a patient can expect after LVAD surgery.
  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery
    Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD has posted a video:

    What Are the Risks Associated with Lvads?

    The risks of surgery for LVAD, or left ventricular assist device, are mainly, infection and bleeding. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn why the right side of the heart needs special attention with this procedure.
  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery

    How is hypertrophic cardiomyopathy treatment changing?

    There has been lots of promising progress in treating hypertrophic cardiomyopathy over the last decade. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn about minimally invasive techniques to relieve the thickness of the heart muscle.


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  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery

    What is a left ventricular assist device (LVAD)?

    LVAD, or left ventricular assist device, is a type of artificial heart connected to the left ventricle through the aorta. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn about how the pump propels blood to support the heart.


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  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery

    What are the conditions associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?

    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is associated with a few serious conditions -- from a thickening of the muscle on the left side to heart arrhythmia. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn why hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is also linked to the leading cause of sudden

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  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery

    What are the risks associated with LVADs?

    The risks of surgery for LVAD, or left ventricular assist device, are similar to open heart surgery – mainly, infection and bleeding. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to learn why the right side of the heart needs special attention with this procedure.


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  • Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD - New York, NY - Vascular Surgery

    What happens after an LVAD is placed?

    Surgery for LVAD, or left ventricular assist device, typically takes 4-5 hours followed by a 3-7 day stay in the ICU. Watch this video with thoracic surgeon Dr. Hiroo Takayama to hear what a patient needs to know about the proper care and treatment of the device.


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