Journal of Echocardiography

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 79–80 | Cite as

Left ventricular outflow obstruction secondary to accessory mitral valve tissue in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

  • Christodoulos E. PapadopoulosEmail author
  • Efstathios Pagourelias
  • Alexandros Kallifatidis
  • Dimitrios Zioutas
  • Vassilios Vassilikos
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Mitral Valve Late Gadolinium Enhancement Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Valsalva Maneuver Left Ventricular Outflow Tract 
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Conflict of interest

C. E. Papadopoulos, E. Pagourelias, A. Kallifatidis, D. Zioutas, and V. Vassilikos declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Human rights statement

All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1964 and later revisions.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from all patients for being included in the study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christodoulos E. Papadopoulos
    • 1
    • 4
    Email author
  • Efstathios Pagourelias
    • 1
  • Alexandros Kallifatidis
    • 2
  • Dimitrios Zioutas
    • 3
  • Vassilios Vassilikos
    • 1
  1. 1.3rd Cardiology Department, Hippokrateio University HospitalAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Radiology DepartmentAgios Loukas HospitalThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Cardiology DepartmentAgios Loukas HospitalThessalonikiGreece
  4. 4.ThessalonikiGreece

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