A 39-year-old member asked:
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can you tell me if on an ecg, what does a persistent s-wave ( v5-v6 ) and mean?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ecg: Persistent S wave in the lateral precordium doesn't have any particular evil important, it is often a normal finding. Occasionally it can be seen with pathologic conditions but there are generally other associated findings.
Answered on Feb 23, 2018

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