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Measure: Echocardiography Phenotypes   #220900

Definition: This measure is a physical assessment of the heart that includes a review of echocardiograms to determine if heart disease or other health conditions are present.

Purpose: This measure is used to determine if an adult has (1) the expected structure and function of the heart based on echocardiogram findings; (2) one of the following conditions: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, pulmonary hypertension, assessment for mitral valve repair, mitral stenosis, and assessment for percutaneous mitral commissurotomy and (3) cardiac abnormalities associated with Marfan syndrome.


Keywords: Echocardiography phenotypes, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, HCM, Marfan syndrome, mitral stenosis, mitral valve repair, mitral valve prolapse, MVP, mitral commissurotomy, pulmonary hypertension, aorta, transthoracic echocardiogram, TTE, echo

Measure Release Date: April 30, 2015

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