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A 23-year-old male asked:

what causes right ventricular hypertrophy?

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Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 32 years experience
Pressure or volume: Any process that provokes a chronic pressure overload to the right ventricle can do this. Examples are pulmonary hypertension and pulmonic stenosis,
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Right ventricular: pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are some of the causes

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A 43-year-old member asked:

Whats risk of right ventricular hypertrophy?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
RVH: Right ventricular hypertrophy can occur in valvular disorders like mitral stenosis , long standing hypertension, chronic pulmonary embolism etc. Simply means thickening of right ventricle.
A 41-year-old female asked:

Rule out right ventricular hypertrophy?

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Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
Occupational Medicine 24 years experience
Cardiac eval: An ekg should shows signs of ventricular hypertrophy but to get the best information an echocardiogram should be done.
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A 23-year-old male asked:

Is right ventricular hypertrophy a rare condition?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
It is rare comparing: to the left side.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What to do if right ventricular hypertrophy?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
RVH: Every finding such as RVH requires an etiologic diagnosis. That is 'why do you have RVH?' If real right ventricular hypertrophy is present there should be an explainable cause and then the cause may require treatment.

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