Tissue Doppler imaging consistently detects myocardial abnormalities in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and provides a novel means for an early diagnosis before and independently of hypertrophy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography, Doppler
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular

abstract

  • Myocardial contraction and relaxation velocities, detected by TD imaging, are reduced in FHCM, including in those without LVH. Before and independently of LVH, TD imaging is an accurate and sensitive method for identifying subjects who are positive for FHCM mutations.

publication date

  • July 10, 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2900859

PubMed ID

  • 11447072

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 128

end page

  • 30

volume

  • 104

number

  • 2