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apical septal hypokinesis

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
May not: Require therapy. This just means the wall of the heart between the pumping chambers may not be functioning perfectly. If the rest of the heart is ok p ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Could be serious: The seriousness of your echo results depends on the amount of regurgitation and reduced septal movement noted -- but even unquantified, these are not ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Talk with your cardiologist -- you may need a heart cath.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Regina Druz
41 years experience Cardiology
Pericarditis or not?: Pericarditis should not result in septal hypokinesis by echo. You may have myopericarditis (involvement of the heart muscle and the coverings of the h ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
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Septm somewhat Hypo: Septum is common wall to RT&LFT ventricle. In sinus rhythm (Holter nl) both Rt&Left Ventricle beat ess at same time. Sept moves sltly towards ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypokinesis: Hypokinesis on a cardiac echo refers to a less than expected contraction of the heart muscle. This is often seen due to damage of an area of the heart ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
15 years experience Internal Medicine
2 things: 1. A relatively normal EF bit with possibly some focal hypokinesis may suggest ischemic heart disease. 2. The other reported findings on your heart v ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
ECHO: None appears to be concerning but this needs to be interpreted with your symptoms, history, and physical exam.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Jeudy
17 years experience Radiology
Wall motion: General grade of wall motion abnormality: Normal>Hypokinetic>Akinetic>Dyskinetic>Aneurysmal Global hypokinesis is overall decreased cardi ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Wall hypokinesis: I assume your are talking about your heart. It means that these parts of your heart are not squeezing well when it beats. Can be due to an old heart ... Read More

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