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Can diastolic dysfunction be seen on a cardiac MRI

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Diastolic dysfunctio: Mri would not be a first choice test for diagnosing diastolic dysfunction. You can not really measure diastolic parameters well with it.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
No: The ekg shows heart rhythm, enlargement of atria and ventricles, signs of heart muscle damage but doesn't' give information about systolic or diastoli ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not a normal: echo report but don't know what your question is at this point. may want to rephrase and re-post,
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Impaired LV relaxati: Assuming you are querying about your mother, she is likely older than 75 years, and probably has had long standing hypertension....JUST HAS NOT BEEN D ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Diastolic dysfunctio: read this for lots more than you probably want to know: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/105/11/1387.full
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Govind Sharma
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Diastolic dysfunctio: There are many causes of diastolic dysfunction, coronary disease, myocardiopathies.It depends on the ejection fraction of the left ventricle.There is ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Generally: None except for good control of bp. The heart becomes stiffer with age.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
32 years experience Cardiology
Variable...: Diastolic dysfunction means the heart muscle is a little bit "stiff", doesn't relax the way it should. Systolic, or pumping ability is usually not af ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Celexa (citalopram): Celexa (citalopram) is not recommended to use for patients with uncompensated heart failure. If you have symptoms of heart failure with diastolic dysf ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Diastolidysfunction : Diastolic dysfunction is diagnosed by finding of reversal of e-a ratio on echo. Not sure whether there are any gradations. But it may be seen in long ... Read More
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