The Role of Echocardiography in the Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy


Presenters: Vlad Zaha, MD, PhD; William Zoghbi MD, MACC; Said Alsidawi, MD, FACC; Cristina Iaboni

Summary: Diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is typically done by echocardiogram to assess the thickness of the heart muscle and observe blood flow in and out of the heart. In this podcast, learn more about how echocardiography is used in the diagnosis, screening, and management of HCM.

Vlad G. Zaha, MD, PhD, FACC
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Advanced Imaging Research Center
Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center 
William Zoghbi, MD, MACC | Houston, TX
William Zoghbi MD, MACC
Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardiology
Elkins Family Distinguished Chair in Cardiac Health
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Houston Methodist Hospital 
Said Alsidawi, MD, FACC | Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
Said Alsidawi, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
Christina Iaboni | Patient Representative
Cristina Iaboni  
Patient Representative