Why is Cardiac Imaging Important for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?


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Cardiac imaging is important not only for diagnosing hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) but also in making decisions about treatment and risk of future events. Dr. Milind Desai, Director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, takes you through the types of testing and what they show. Tests include basic echocardiogram, specialized echo testing, MRI and transesophageal echo. Patients require testing at baseline to diagnose HCM and monitoring over time – it is your friend for life!

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