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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?

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Dr. Gilbert Ramirez
Emergency Medicine 12 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.

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