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Mild concentric left ventricular hypertrophy

A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Thick walls: It means that the measurement of the wall thickness is increased. If you have had uncontrolled high blood pressure, that may make sense. IF not, it's ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
This used to be: Called "idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis" ihss which was a mouthful reduced to ash, assymetric septl hypertrophy.These may be the cause of s... Read More
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Not bad: Usually the result of untreated high blood pressure. Just make sure your blood pressure is normal and you maintain a reasonable weight.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liviu Klein
Cardiology 24 years experience
Heart failure: This is typically seen on echocardiogram in patients who have or will develop heart failure, most often as result of coronary artery disease. You need... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Lvh: yes you should be checked to see why you have the LVH
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
It is abnormal but not that bad. I assume you have hypertension which was out of control for quite some time. If you are taking medication(s) for cont... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emran Rouf
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LVH : Any degree of LVH remains a risk for arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death, although the risk is higher with degree of LVH, age and other cardiac risk f... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Need more info: What is l ventricular ejection fraction? " " cardiac output? Your cardiologist should be explaining your condition, treatment, and exer... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
She needs a : Cardiologist to best manage these issues.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
LVH: concentric LVH means that the left ventricular walls are all thickened symmetrically. Sometimes different parts of the wall thicken more than others, ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
If this measurement was taken from an EKG it is rather specific, but an echocardiogram is more accurate. Some pathology like hypertension or aortic va... Read More