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Can ecg diagnose cardiomopathy

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Lead lead: If the printout or image of the recording in limb lead 1 is technically good without wandering baseline or other artefact and shows enough complexes(b ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
ECG: ECG is a basic test in cardiac diagnosis. If your cardiac problem is arrhythmia, the ECG is crucial/essential. Because of the complex nature of heart ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
57 years experience Psychiatry
Primary yardstick: This is the starting place. There are more definitive metrics such as echo-cardiogram;however let's do the basics first.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Ecg: The ECG is diagnostic for cardiac rhythm, it is indicative of other things. After history and physical exam it is one of the first basic tests we use. ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
It can't : It can give us valuable clues but if it did everything there would be no other tests.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'Rourke
29 years experience Cardiology
Echo and ekg are limited in their sensitivity: echocardiogram can diagnose arvd put can also miss this condition a cardiac MRI is considered to be superior in diagnosis of this condition As there ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
29 years experience General Surgery
Prolonged qt: Yes ECG would be the diagnostic modality it can be asymptomatic and usually it is.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: A holter looks for abnormal cardiac rhythms.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Other imaging studie: Plain xray, CT, HRCT, or MRI, prior to that good history and physical examination, can diagnose all what you've asked about
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Henson
32 years experience Cardiology
Ecg finding: long qt is an ECG finding, would see it on an ECG, or holter; sometimes situational such as exercise, and a treadmill ecg would pick it up. i don't ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
See below: You've not mentioned what your kidney function is. A serum creatinine is necessary. Are you overweight? This is assoc with htn. Do you have family mem ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Not completely: May detect acute rhythm and ischemia, BUT more needed. Followup with cardiology and do stress testing.to detect exercize ischemia-angina-- Seems like ... Read More
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