A 24-year-old member asked:
Resting ecg shows narrow and fairly deep inferior q waves but stress test is normal. what does this mean?
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Cardiology 29 years experience
Not much: Q waves may indicate previous scarring from infarction or other process or may be completely normal or from a conduction abnormality (hemiblock or accessory pathway). Was the stress test with imaging? If the imaging was normal and the ECG is otherwise normal, the Q waves are probably meaningless.
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Cardiology 59 years experience
Diaphragmatic : Deep narrow q wave in the inferior leads may be due to diaphragmatic motion!
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Pediatric Cardiology 32 years experience
Ecg: Sometimes thickening of heart muscle is a reason , a lot of times considered normal , best to ask your doc or consult one of us
2.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 10, 2017
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