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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Trust a human: Ekg's get read first by "artificial intelligence", which isn't anywhere as good as a perseon who knows anything. This pathologist has seen several mac ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
EKG is in accurate!: Ekg is only good to detect rhythm problem of the heart. It should not used to diagnose every disease of the heart! look further and major no assumptio ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiology: Check with your doctor first to determine if that finding on ECG is real.
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Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Trust but verify: It could be wrong. Therefore, find a physician who offers multifunction cardiogram to verify the finding. You deserve better. http://en.m.wikipedia.or ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Myocardial : Injury vs benign repolarization vs pericarditis.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience Cardiology
Artifact: It is likely that with a thick heart or LVH that the ekg shows those findings. Check with your doctor and an echocardiogram maybe helpful in confirmin ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Infarcts: Infarcts are areas of heart muscle damage or scars. They can be deemed to be acute or old depending on associated EKG patterns. Q waves are often patt ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lee Marcus
30 years experience Cardiology
Repeat the EKG: Reading of a "septal infarction" is a very common computer misread due to subtle misplacement of the EKG leads. Have the EKG repeated and make sure t ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Septal infarct: Suggest see Cardiologist for Echo , EST and angiogram.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: I am assuming this is a finding on ECG that you are describing. It means that there is findings compatible with a prior heart attack in the front part ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Abn EKG: The septum is the wall separating the 2 ventricles.Infarct means heart attack But the machine's reading at times is not quite accurate, we see "s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Infarction of heart muscle is a heart attack. The septum is a critical component of the heart muscle. Septal infarct is a heart attack.

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