U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
NV
A 43-year-old female asked:

my ecg results show normal ecg except for rate. vent. rate 57bpm. what does this mean? should i be concerned?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gilbert Ramirez
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
No: The heart rate is fine for someone your age who is healthy. The machine reads it as abnormal because it is slightly slow.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Similar questions

India
A 43-year-old male asked:

What does ECG report saying t wave inversion in III & avf means.

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 21 years experience
Nonspecific: The t wave is more commonly upright in those leads; when it is upside down (a negative deflection), it is inverted. T wave inversion in leads iii and avf can represent normal findings, but in the appropriate clinical setting, can indicate that further evaluation of the heart is needed.
CA
A 30-year-old female asked:

Do any doctors in canada use the multifunction cardiogram. ? How would i find out? I need one !

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
MFC: Reviewing the literature on this interesting concept. It does not have a large amount of literature or penetration into mainstream medicine. It is an predictor of presence or absence of coronary artery obstruction with similar claimed sensitivity and specificity to tests in wider use. Should discuss with your doctor whether you need some form of testing for cad.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what happens if a doctor does not agree with an automated ECG in uk?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
Cardiac Electrophysiology 34 years experience
Trust the doctor : An automated ECG may overhead / over diagnose abnormalities. I would trust your doctor's reading. Good luck!.
A 32-year-old member asked:

If a doctor does not agree with an automated ecg, does he re do the ECG or just mark it as rejected or something?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
ECG : The official ECG reading is the one signed by the physician. The machine reading is a suggestion and must be accepted or corrected by physician.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What do you class as loose fitting clothes for a 24 hour ecg?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Holter: You want clothes that don't pull on the wires or cause traction on the electrodes.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Feb 24, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.