34. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor4,5,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor6,7,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director8,9,10 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief11,12
  1. Colin J. McMahon MB, MRCPI Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist1 and
  2. Javier Ganame MD, PhD Scientist Staff Cardiologist2,3

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch34

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

McMahon, C. J. and Ganame, J. (2009) Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch34

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 5

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 6

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 7

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 8

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 9

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 10

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 11

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 12

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 2

    University of Leuvens, Leuven, Belgium

  3. 3

    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309



  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM);
  • secondary hypertrophic cardiomyopathy;
  • primary hypertrophic cardiomyopathy;
  • Danon disease - X-linked deficiency of lysosome associated membrane protein type 2;
  • M-mode and 2D echocardiography;
  • diastolic performance assessment;
  • Doppler imaging of LVOT;
  • myocardial performance index (MPI)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Incidence

  • Etiology

  • Classification: anatomy

  • Pathophysiology

  • Imaging

  • Echocardiography in the management of HCM

  • References