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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ecg: poor R wave progression doesn't necessarily mean anything. If your echo images are normal, that confirms the 'poor R wave progression' in your case is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
ECG: The reading describes minor findings which could potentially be caused by something abnormal but which in high probability the patient is normal.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
PRWP: PRWP or poor R wave progression can be a sign of a few things: most common problem I see is artifactual: simply a matter of suboptimal electrode place ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Poor R wave: Poor R wave progression could be seen in old anterior myocardial infarction (old heart attack), in lead misplacement of precordial leads by inexperien ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
ECG: Those terms describe the tracing. They don't necessarily imply any anatomical or fuctional abnormality.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
It can mean many: Things like high potassium ...Talk to your physician.
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Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
Very detailed read: Q-waves on a particular set of leads tells us you had a heart attack some time in the past (age indeterminate = don't know when). The v-leads tell us ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
T abnormalities: As the description says, they are non specific and do not cause alarm by themselves and need to be correlated with clinical symptoms.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
18 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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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
40 years experience Cardiology
Abnormal ECGS: T wave inversions are an abnormal electrical pattern on an ECG which can indicate a heart problem. Most serious would be an indication of ischemia, or ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
ECG: Most twave changes are nonspecific, so we can't be sure.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: In a vacuum, it's a non-specific finding. Isolated T inversion in III is common and normal but when combined with aVf, it can sometimes mean that the ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
ECG : Borderline t abnormalities have little significance.
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A member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Read on: Nsr is normal sinus rhythm. Lbbb is left bundle branch block.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
See my earlier post: RAD means that the electrical impulses arising from the right ventricle are abnormally strong and suggest that your ASD is volume overloading and over ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Many causes: Elevated t-waves can have a variety of causes. Heart conditions, such as poor blood flow through coronary arteries, can cause elevation. So can abnorm ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
It depends: Inverted t wave means that part of the ekg complex is a negative deflection, going below the baseline. In some leads of the ekg it is normal to have ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ecg: Flattened t waves are a nonspecific finding. It the echo is normal wouldn't worry about the ECG tho could check electrolytes if curious.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
T abnormalities: As the description says, they are non specific and do not cause alarm by themselves and need to be correlated with clinical symptoms.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Wave: My best guess would be Non-Specific ST-T wave changes which is most likely non diagnostic, but it may also signal early ischemic changes.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
EKG : Often the computer that prints the ekg's will type these comments on the top best to review it with either you regular physician or someone that reads ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehab Kasasbeh
19 years experience Cardiology
Varies: Depending on what the other indicators in history and physical and presentation are this could be a nonspecific finding could also represents ongoing ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Khoury
22 years experience Radiology
Www.usradreview.com: If you would like a second opinion on your MRI study, visit www.usradreview.com

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