Dec 10, 2012

Presentation by Prof. Thor Edvardsen at the EUROECHO Congress in Athens, Dec. 2012

‘Shades of Grey: Athlete’s heart or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy? ‘
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For echocardiographic diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy there is a ‘grey zone’ in left ventricular thickness of 13 to 15 mm that exists between an extreme expression of athlete’s heart and mild hypertrophic cardiomyopathy phenotypes.
Thor Edvardsen explains how echocardiographers can undertake this differential diagnosis.



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