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mild concentric left ventricular hypertrophy

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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
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
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Trace PI is benign: However mild LVH is thickening of heart muscle frequently associated with hypertension.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
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
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Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Not bad: Usually the result of untreated high blood pressure. Just make sure your blood pressure is normal and you maintain a reasonable weight.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liviu Klein
23 years experience Cardiology
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
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emran Rouf
Specializes in Internal Medicine
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
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: What is l ventricular ejection fraction? " " cardiac output? Your cardiologist should be explaining your condition, treatment, and exer ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
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
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
LVH: Concentric hypertrophy is a descriptive term for equal hypertrophy throughout the heart. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a disease process. It can have ... Read More

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