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Discussing the unmet medical need and relevant endpoints in obstructive and non-obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)Ticker(s): MYOK
Name: Dr Shaojun Wang - MD
Institution: The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG)
- Invasive cardiologist a multi specialty group with 600 physicians.
- Group manages about 150-200 patients with Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
- Familiar with the Mavacamten mechanism of action.
Please tell us about your clinical practice, background in treating Obstructive/Nonobstructive Hypertrophic/Dilated Cardiomyopathy, and research in the space. How many patients do you treat,what is the first line of therapy? What % of patients do not respond well to first line?Added By: c_admin
How much of a need for new treatments is still there? Which ones get prescribed often and under what specific circumstances?Added By: c_admin
Do you emphasize treating the underlying cause, or do you focus more on alleviating symptoms? How often does the enlarged myocardium regenerate to its normal size following medication?Added By: c_admin
What can you tell us about the recent P3 trial launch of mavacamten as an alternative to septal reduction therapy (SRT) ?Added By: c_admin
What are the risks/ benefits associated with surgical myectomy or alcohol septal ablation procedures?Added By: c_admin
What is Mavacamten’s mechanism of action leading to normalization of the number of myosin-actin cross-bridges?Added By: c_admin
How important is the allosteric control of beta cardiac myosin? Was it possible prior to the development of Mavacamten?Added By: c_admin
How likely would you be to switch your patients to Mavacamten if approved?Added By: c_admin
How important is the fact that mavacamten can be dosed to reduce left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) gradient below the guideline-based definition for obstruction?Added By: c_admin
What are your views on using proBNP as an endpoint for noHCM? Are there other endpoints you think are more informative?
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