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Answer Question #5

53 year-old female is referred for CMR after echocardiography has suspected hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Which is the single best answer? In hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

  • a) the obstructive form often results in mitral stenosis
  • b) the systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve (SAM) can only reliably be detected by echocardiography
  • c) late gadolinium enhancement is often present in the right ventricular wall
  • d) outflow tract obstruction results in a bright jet on steady state free precession cine images
  • e) left ventricular apical aneurysms can be present

The correct answer is e)

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