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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
9 years experience General Surgery
No test is perfect: Hi, this is something that occurs commonly. An ECHO uses sound waves to visualize the motion of the heart. There are many factors that can limit the u ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are many: things that can affect the ECHO result including the interpreter's quality and experience. In addition the quality of the technician and the views obt ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Heart dysfunction: Dilatation of left ventricle can commonly ve related to coronary artery disease and episodes of ischemia and infarction. The muscle inferioly and pos ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
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Yes it's serious!: A wall motion abnormality is not a normal finding at any age. This could be a sign of myocardial ischemia, or decrease blood flow to that region of t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
It means probably: part of the heart isn't getting enough oxygen because of a clogged artery but overall it is working satisfactorily
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Study: The study suggests some congruent wall motion abnormality with areas of decreased perfusion images. You should discuss your full data with your cardio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
The interpretation: of an Echo is dependent on many things including the technician's ability and the interpreter's experience and abilities. Fortunately breast size does ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Echo: Those findings suggest disease in the left anterior descending artery. The ef at 55per cent is good.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: It sounds like an echo report describing previous damage the the wall between the ventricles (septum) and tip of the heart (apex) likely from a previo ... Read More
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