Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy – HCM and Atrial Fibrillation


Presenters: Miguel Leal, MD; Ethan Rowin, MD; Iacopo Olivotto, MD; Ross Hadley

Summary: People with HCM are at increased risk for developing arrythmias such as atrial fibrillation, suffering from stroke and even sudden cardiac arrest. People with HCM face a risk of death more than 3 times greater than the average person of the same age without HCM. Learn more about the complex relation between atrial fibrillation and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Miguel Leal, MD, FACC, FHRS

Miguel Leal, MD, FACC, FHRS
Director, Electrophysiology & Arrhythmia Service
Director, Cardiovascular Medicine & Electrophysiology Fellowship Programs
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ethan Rowin, MD
Co-Director, HCM Institute
Tufts Medical Center

Iacopo Olivotto

Iacopo Olivotto, MD
Head of the Cardiomyopathy Unit
Associate Professor of Cardiovascular
Careggi University Hospital (Florence, Italy)

Ross Hadley

Ross Hadley
Patient Representative