A 53-year-old female asked:
Just followed up with cardiologist for dilated ascending aorta found at mayo. they measured it wrong. isn't mayo supposed to be better than that?
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Pediatric Cardiology 21 years experience
No one's perfect: The Mayo clinic has an excellent reputation & would be considered relatively reliable. However, certain msmts can change over time. Also, there will always be some variability between msmts (with less variability by definition for more precise msmts). Looking from a different angle or with better echo windows may also affect the result. Lastly, no one is perfect, so anyone can make a mistake.
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Last updated Jun 6, 2014
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