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mild right ventricular enlargement

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Causality; good fit: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health; what makes information better is how it fits: Strain ... Read More
Dr. Viren Sawant
20 years experience Internal Medicine
RVH: it definitely can; you should a see a sleep specialist for an official evaluation to determine the severity of your sleep apnea and treatment to avoid ... Read More
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sleep apnea: Hello. Right heart enlargement with normal function may be an early sign of pulmonary congestion or hypertension. This can occur with sleep apnea. Wor ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Left-to-right shunt?: The assessment of right ventricular size by is not highly accurate. If the right ventricle truly is enlarged (better assessed by mri) the most likely ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
I do not think so: If you feel well, then these echo findings do not mean anything serious given that you left and right heart pressures are normal. Unless you have shor ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Accuracy: Echo is not an accurate or reliable test for rv enlargement. If there is a question, you would need an mri. Often, the absence of associated findings ... Read More
Dr. Irving Harper
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Look at lungs: Do you smoke? Do you have any history of lung disease? Increased resistance in the vessels in the lung will eventually lead to right ventricular hyp ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Cardiomyopathy: right ventricular enlargement is a size measure, cardiomyopathy is an abnormality of the heart muscle. They are not the same thing though cardiomyopat ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Right Heart Failure: Right heart failure is from processes that put extra strain on the chamber. Either too much fluid filling or too much pressure to lungs. So pulmonar ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
Right ventricle: Since you have partial anomalous pulmonary venous return, a good portion of the blood from the lungs is going to the right side of the heart (instead ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Heart : There could be several causes from AV or coronary fistula to history of nyocarditis or cardiomyopathy ...your doc should investigate these, in these s ... Read More
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Need cardiologist!: There are a number of concerning findings on your echocardiogram. The left ventricular function (how strong your pump is) is just a little low; I'm no ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Hello again!: RV enlargement can be a SIGN of something wrong with the RV (weakness, pressure or volume overload). Cardiomyopathy means muscle weakness: the ventric ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Munro doctrine: Blockage of the opening of lateral ventricle into third ventricle (foramen of munro) has occurred. Rarely this can be due to migration of choroid plex ... Read More

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