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Right ventricular hypertrophy in children

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine 25 years experience
Cardiac eval: An ekg should shows signs of ventricular hypertrophy but to get the best information an echocardiogram should be done.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Pressure or volume: Any process that provokes a chronic pressure overload to the right ventricle can do this. Examples are pulmonary hypertension and pulmonic stenosis,
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatric Cardiology 32 years experience
Right ventricular: pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are some of the causes
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
RVH: Every finding such as RVH requires an etiologic diagnosis. That is 'why do you have RVH?' If real right ventricular hypertrophy is present there shou... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 52 years experience
It is rare comparing: to the left side.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Rvh: Need to know more to advise but half hour daily walk is a good start.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Patent PFO: Pfo per se doesn't cause right ventricular hyopertrophy unless until there is any associated pulmonary valvular/ sub or supra valvular stenosis.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melanie Mintzer
Family Medicine 42 years experience
ECG: ECG's are now automatically read by a machine which prints out an interpretation to a pattern. The patterns reflect the integrity of the electrical s... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
Cardiology 15 years experience
See below: This are changes observed in particular leads and not absolute but suggestive (depending on the criteria). Left Atrial abnormality maybe is suggestin... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Follow up needed : RVH or right ventricular hypertrophy can be caused by when the right ventricle has increased work and becomes enlarged which can be caused by several ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
RVH: The combination of RVH and shortness of breath, in the absence of valvular or congenital heart disease, is characteristic of chronic pulmonary disease... Read More