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A 61-year-old female asked:

Ekg showed 'hardening' of heart muscle. just had a sv ischemia show on ct scan. is this connected?does arrythmia cause the hardening?

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Dr. Jay Dinerman
Cardiac Electrophysiology 36 years experience
Not sure : Not sure how an ECG can show hardening of heart muscle. It could show signs that may be related to previous damage of heart muscle. Damage of heart muscle can cause arrhythmia. Most arrhythmias, unless left uncontrolled for long periods of time do dot cause heart damage.
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