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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
EKG: EKG is a test that may show minute variability that based on operator technique and interpretation. A non specific T wave abnormality is usually no c ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diana Metzger
30 years experience Cardiology
Buy an ECG textbook: The deflections of the lines on an ECG are given names: the P wave is atrial depolarization, the next downward deflection is the q wave, then up is t ... Read More
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Ecg: T waves represent the repolarization of the ventricles. The morphology of the wave is fairly uniform so when its vector is in the wrong direction we c ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
19 years experience General Practice
Not diagnostic : You have to think of an EKG as a map. It's a pattern of vectors. It visually documents the direction, timing, and strength of electrical activity in y ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
T wave: Is the final hump you see in an EKG complex. It represents the "repolarization" of the atria (top chambers) of the heart. It serves to mark the poin ... Read More
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
T waves: See the added diagram. The large wave on the EKG is called the QRS complex. It appears when the ventricles contract and the T wave after it is a repol ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Esther Poza-juncal
37 years experience Internal Medicine
No worries: If this is about you, then non-specific is the key word to describe the abnormalities. The textbook EKG is the typical, but all of us can have our ow ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Will
Specializes in Cardiology
Unsure: Cannot say yes or no. Would need further evaluation.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
ECG: Those terms describe the tracing. They don't necessarily imply any anatomical or fuctional abnormality.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Understanding based: on both heart anatomy & how the electrical avtivation spreads from cell-to-cell with the atria, then within the ventricles. Both terms relate to b ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Left axis deviation: What that means is the doctor who was "caring" for you has not been very pleasant or helpful. Two things to do: 1: Please have your doctor explain all ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renu Chawla
27 years experience Internal Medicine
EKG CHANGES: EKG changes in setting of symptoms and risk factors could be an indicator of heart issues. It is prueudent that this be evaluated ny the physician so ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
A : A "nonspecific" abnormality means that the wave doesn't look like the typical, standard ekg. The st-t wave is the wave that occurs right after the qr ... Read More
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