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Can ekg show enlarged heart

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
ECG : Ecg shows electrical activity, it doesn't image heart size. Some ECG recordings can suggest enlarged heart, but the sensitivity and specificity is low... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Ecg: Ecg shows electrical activity, it can suggest heart enlargement but isn't an anatomic study.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Berger
Cardiology 33 years experience
Yes it could: There are several changes on ECG that might indicate right sided chamber enlargement or strain. This may be acutely or chronically. What you may be... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
Dr. Gaston Moran Celayesanswered
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Normal: Athlete's heart is the denomination of an enlarged heart of people who perform physical activity regularly. Not to be confused with the enlarged heart... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Abnormal ecg: ECG can have a whole spectrum of abnormalities. Enlarged heart can be no big deal or a very big deal. The question you ask needs to be asked of your d... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
No: No, those tests are not good at picking up valve problems , or heart muscle weakness. An echocardiogram may be a useful addition.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Echo normal? : If your echo is really normal, i wouldn't be concerned at all. X-ray criteria for enlargement of the heart are anient and inexact while echo is highly... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Koffler
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
I would look further: You are young and have signs of an enlarged heart. I would be aggressive and I would want to see and echo report and make sure you do not have sleep a... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
Cardiology 35 years experience
Echo, treat thyroid: Hyperthyroidism for extended time periods can produce both sinus tachycardia and hypertension. Hypothyroid states typically cause slo heart rates but... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
Possibly: Heart size can be evaluated on a chest xray.

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