Ahmad M, Ahmad M, Hussaini S, Khandheria B, Jain R, Tajik A, Ammar K. Aortopathy in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: the association with dilation of sinus of valsalva versus mid ascending aorta, an epidemiological study. Poster presented at: Aurora Scientific Day; May 25, 2016; Milwaukee, WI.
Poster presented at: Aurora Scientific Day; May 25, 2016; Milwaukee, WI.
- These data suggest that HCM is associated with increased prevalence of dilated SV, but not MAA.
- The lower odds of DA in HCM patients who were gene positive, suggest that this associated may not be genetically mediated.
- Further studies are required to identify the pathophysiology behind this association.