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right ventricular hypertrophy in children

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
24 years experience Occupational Medicine
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
32 years experience Cardiology
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,
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Right ventricular: pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are some of the causes
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
RVH: Right ventricular hypertrophy can occur in valvular disorders like mitral stenosis , long standing hypertension, chronic pulmonary embolism etc. Sim ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
It is rare comparing: to the left side.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Rvh: Need to know more to advise but half hour daily walk is a good start.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
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
41 years experience Family Medicine
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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
43 years experience Cardiology
Over read: Computerized reading can often over read the ECG have an expert read them when in doubt
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Symptoms : May depend on the etiology of RVH. It can be identified on EKG
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