Dilated cardiomyopathy with left ventricular aneurysm


This patient has decreased LV ejection fraction, caused by dilated cardiomyopathy, confirmed with echocardiography. Also, there is notable decrease of ventricular contractility on short axis CINE images, dilatation of left ventricle, left ventricular aneurysm and fibrosis of the aneurysmal wall.

  • LV EDV 204 ml

  • LV EDV/BSA 130 ml/m2 (N 56-104 ml/m2)

  • LV ESV 153 ml

  • LV ESV/BSA 97 ml/m2 (N 16-40 ml/m2)

  • LV EF 25%