Alcohol Septal Ablation

Alcohol septal ablation is a type of treatment for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (a condition in which the heart muscle becomes thick).  When blood flow out of the heart is severely blocked, symptoms can become severe and patients may be given an injection of alcohol into the arteries that feed the thickened part of the heart.

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CardioVascular Imaging Center

Our CardioVascular Imaging Center offers the most advanced imaging technology available and provides prompt follow ups with your physicians. Get the diagnosis you need.
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Doctors + Care Team

James E. Udelson, MD

James E. Udelson, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Division of Cardiology; Director, Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8066
Fax #: 617-636-7175

Cardiac imaging, heart failure

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Ayan R. Patel, MD

Ayan R. Patel, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Cardiovascular Imaging and Hemodynamic Laboratory; Director, Women's Heart Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2273
Fax #: 617-636-8070

Echocardiography, heart failure, women's heart disease, cardiac amyloidosis

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Martin S. Maron, MD

Martin S. Maron, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center; Co-Director, Cardiac CT and MRI; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, CardioVascular Center, Cardiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8066
Fax #: 617-636-7175

Cardiac imaging, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

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