Chapter 10. Cardiomyopathies

  1. Navin C. Nanda MD, FACC, FAHA Professor of Medicine Director1,2,
  2. Ming Chon Hsiung MD Physician Associate Researcher3,4,
  3. Andrew P. Miller MD, FACC, FAHA Assistant Professor of Medicine5,6 and
  4. Fadi G. Hage MD Assistant Professor6,7

Published Online: 14 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320305.ch10

Live/Real Time 3D Echocardiography

Live/Real Time 3D Echocardiography

How to Cite

Nanda, N. C., Hsiung, M. C., Miller, A. P. and Hage, F. G. (2010) Cardiomyopathies, in Live/Real Time 3D Echocardiography, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320305.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Heart Station/Echocardiography Laboratories University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

  2. 2

    Echocardiography Laboratory, The Kirklin Clinic, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation Birmingham, AL, USA

  3. 3

    Division of Cardiology, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China

  4. 4

    Department of Medical Research and Education, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China

  5. 5

    CardioVascular Associates, PC, Birmingham, AL, USA

  6. 6

    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

  7. 7

    Section of Cardiology, Birmingham Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161411

Online ISBN: 9781444320305



  • cardiomyopathy, diseases of myocardium resulting in cardiac dysfunction;
  • role of 3D transthoracic echocardiography (3DTTE) in coronary artery disease;
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy HCM - common genetic cardiac disease;
  • live/real time 3D transthoracic echocardiography (3DTEE) in dilated cardiomyopathy;
  • real time 2D transthoracic echocardiography - in apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy;
  • isolated left ventricular noncompaction (ILVNC);
  • diagnostic method - for diagnosing ILVNC being 2DTTE;
  • 2D transthoracic echocardiographic demonstration of septal perforator coronary artery-left ventricle fistula;
  • 2D transthoracic echocardiography in isolated left ventricular (LV) noncompaction;
  • other cardiomyopathies


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

  • Isolated left ventricular noncompaction

  • Other cardiomyopathies

  • References