A 34-year-old male asked:
can an ekg detect congestive heart failure ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
It can give clues: Heart failure is a complicated diagnosis to make and is usually based on history and physical exam findings. An ekg may give clues that point towards a diagnosis of heart failure but can not fully diagnose it. You may be confusing the term heart failure with heart disease. Ask you doctor about further specifics.
Answered on Apr 1, 2018
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