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what does a borderline ekg mean

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanan Morcos
20 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
No such thing: Borderline ekg is like borderline diabetic or borderline pregnant.. No such thing! ekg shows the electrical impulses in the heart. There is a wide ran ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience Cardiology
Borderline ECG: This is often the computer's interpretation of an ECG that doesn't fit strict criteria that are programmed into the computer. These "abnormalities" ar ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Borderline means it: Is just off by a little bit from normal, a variation of normal or early changes indicating possible problems.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
EKG: Borderline abnormal is slightly below the low cutoff range or slightly above the high cutoff range of normal. For example, for example; if normal rang ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ecg : The findings above mean probably norma but the borderline findings mean it can't be called definitely normal.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Subtle: There are things in medicine that are normal, and there are things that are abnormal. Borderline is that area that is not completely normal, but does ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
ECG : Borderline t abnormalities have little significance.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Usually nothing: This is likely just secondary to the way your heart is positioned in your chest, for example in a taller person the heart lies more vertical in the ch ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Spencer
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
Who read your EKG?: Often times there will be a computer reading on top of your EKG which is often incorrect. If your doctor viewed the EKG, particularly your cardiologi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
NOT TO WORRY: RBBB is a benign and very common EKG finding .. I am unclear as to why "borderline" was used. An EKG is either NORMAL, ATYPICAL or ABNORMAL...?? BORD ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Normal variant: It's a normal variant. Not to worry.
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