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inferior q waves on ekg

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
ECG: On an ecg there are Q waves and QT intervals. Q waves can mean scar in the heart, long QT interval can mean abnormal electrolyte concentrations or be ... Read More
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Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
Very detailed read: Q-waves on a particular set of leads tells us you had a heart attack some time in the past (age indeterminate = don't know when). The v-leads tell us ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Old infarct: A Q wave means an old infarct (a previous heart attack) that resulted in permanent death of a part of the heart muscle. Depending on the location, ext ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
EKG : The ekg has waves with amplitude and direction. A q wave reflects a lack of electrical force in a certain direction. This lack of force has some corre ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Q waves if noted on an EKG can indicate an old heart attack or a normal variant. A hypertrophic cardiomyopthy pt can also have q waves. Clinical corre ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Probably nothing: Q waves of certain width and height on an EKG has been associated with an old heart attack. This hallmark is not very specific and if its boderline an ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
Repolarization.: Repolarization(or recovery) of the ventricles.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
8 years experience General Practice
Low Potassium: Flat t waves can indicate that you are low in potassium (k) or that you are experiencing some ischemia (lack of oxygen) to your heart. Was this a rout ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
ecg: Flat t waves are a nonspecific finding, in and of themselves they are of minimal significance.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Complex: answer is necessary...more details than permitted on this platform....suffices to say it's significance varies depending upon its position and shape.. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Berger
32 years experience Cardiology
PR segment?: The PR segment is the period between the end of the P wave and the beginning of the QRS. This segment is the delay of electrical activity at the leve ... Read More
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