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how does mitral valve prolapse show on an ekg?

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Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
No: No, only on an echocardiogram.
Answered on Dec 30, 2018
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
There can be some non-specific changes on EKG such as non-specific st-t wave changes, sometimes more marked if the patient is standing. But I agree, the echocardiogram is the test that proves mitral valve prolapse. The EKG changes are non-specific.
Oct 30, 2011
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
MVP: Does not show anything special on an ekg.
Answered on Aug 25, 2020
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Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
EKG and MVP: It doesn't show up on an ekg.
Answered on Apr 15, 2015
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
MVP: Mvp shows on echo cardiogram, not ekg.
Answered on Dec 30, 2018
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