01 January 2015 by John Ryan, Thenappan Thenappan, Stuart Rich, Stephen Archer

ECG showing left ventricular hypertrophy.

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Ryan JJ,Thenappan T,Luo N,Ha T,Patel AR,Rich S,Archer SL.The WHO classification of pulmonary hypertension: A case-based imaging compendium.Pulmonary circulation. 2012 ;2:107-21.

A) ECG showing left ventricular hypertrophy. (B, C) Chest X-ray showing cardiomegaly. (D) T2 Star Cardiac MRI short axis images demonstrating reduced T2 star time <10 ms suggesting significant iron overload and no signal from dark liver (white arrow). (E) CT transverse section of abdomen showing hepatomegaly. (F) T2 Star MRI of the liver showing total darkness consistent with iron overload (white arrow). (G) Simultaneous right and left heart catheterization showing near-equalization of diastolic filling pressures at ~20 mmHg.

 

Additional keywords: left ventricle,electrocardiogram,echocardiography,x-ray,group 2

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