Advances of cardiovascular MRI in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Preetham Kumar, Joseph L. Blackshear, El Sayed H. Ibrahim, Patricia Mergo, Pragnesh Parikh, Kyle Batton, Brian Shapiro

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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a genetic disease characterized by abnormal myocardial hypertrophy, which can lead to a wide clinical spectrum, including sudden cardiac death and heart failure. Cardiac MRI has a significant role in establishing the diagnosis of HCM. In the three principal management issues related to HCM; testing of family members of affected individuals; assessing the risk of sudden cardiac death from lethal ventricular arrhythmias; and selection of appropriate treatments for left ventricular outflow obstruction, cardiac MRI has established or emerging roles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)697-709
Number of pages13
JournalFuture Cardiology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1 2013


  • Cardiac MRI
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Late gadolinium enhancement
  • Sudden cardiac death

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Kumar, P., Blackshear, J. L., Ibrahim, E. S. H., Mergo, P., Parikh, P., Batton, K., & Shapiro, B. (2013). Advances of cardiovascular MRI in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Future Cardiology, 9(5), 697-709.