Advanced Concepts in Echocardiography For the Sonographer: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Welcome to ACE-HCM

What You Will Learn

  • Identify HCM pathophysiology.

  • Identify key signs and symptoms of HCM.

  • Identify the stepwise approach to high-quality HCM echo.

  • Select accurate settings (gain, resolution, frame rate, depth, probe orientation, etc.) in order to acquire high-quality images and loops for optimal measurements and interpretation.

  • Effectively communicate detailed quantifications and clear interpretation to the recipient of the echo report.

Expert Panel Discussion

Listen to expert sonographer faculty as they review and discuss how to differentiate HCM cases that present similar features.


Resources Page

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy salient resources to educate the CV community.

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We are grateful to these distinguished faculty who contributed to this collection:


Amy Dillenbeck, MS, ACS, RDCS, FASE 



Cody Frye, BA, ACS, RDCS, FASE 

Bradley (Brad) Mehl, MHA, ACS, RDCS, RVT, RDMS, RT(R), FASE 


Physician Champions

Matthew W. Martinez, MD, FACC 

Milind Y. Desai, MD, MBA, FACC 

Theodore P. Abraham, MBBS, MD, FACC, FASE 

Zuyue Wang, MD, FACC, FASE 

Edward A. Gill, M.D., FASE, FAHA, FACC, FACP, FNLA 

Nitin Kabra, MD 

David R. Fermin, MD, FACC, FHFSA 

Educational Grant Support Provided By: Bristol Myers Squibb

Page Launched: October 2023

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