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Ponca City, OK
A 51-year-old female asked:

D dimer 0.93, found 4.5 taaw/ct angio/w/contrast, echo, mildthickening of left ventricle&atrium, slight regurgitation of all heart valves.mean?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Need more info: Making a diagnosis is more than looking at numbers. It takes physical exam and knowing the medical history. The best person to give you the answer you seek is the cardiologist.
Dr. Kirk Charles
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Depends: You certainly have heart and vascular disease. The question is whether you are having symptoms or not. Symptoms may need treatment. Most times risk factors can be addressed and these findings followed. If there is progression then treatment can be instituted. Make sure you see an appropriate specialist.

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