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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Patent ovale: The shunt that they are referring to is just an abnormal directional flow of blood in the heart. Several examples are "holes" in the heart (atrial or ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
Yes: However: it is NOT a screening tool and should NOT be done in young, asymptomatic, healthy individual. Ask your statistician friends who will tell you ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
You had a thorough: evaluation for CHD, and if all of the tests were normal, you can be reassured at this time. Choose a healthy life style and your heart will continue ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Ought to, yes: For a young person, sounds as though you have undergone a lot of tests to "rule out CAD". If all these tests are normal, all done at Mayo CLinic, and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Very good: so good that 90% of middle aged or older people will have something, but over 90% of them will NOT get a heart attack that year at least. In the very ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Not so well: The test you want is a CTA (CT angiogram), not an MRA. The reason is-MR acquisition is slow and the heart is a moving structure. 64 slice CT is very f ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Hofkin
27 years experience Radiology
CTA : CTA is very good at differentiating soft vs hard ( calcified) plaque. Likely the best modality for that purpose.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Cardiac MRI: This would depend on what they are looking for. But learn much more work the G
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
ECHO would be a: Better test to evaluate for valve function and morphology.Take care! http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/echocardi ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
MRi: An international committee of cardiologists recommends MRI. However, before you do any further testing are you symptomatic or do you have abnormal ... Read More
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