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what could 'small q waves' on a resting ecg represent?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
See below.: Potentially not a concern but needs to be evaluated . See your doctor or a cardiologist for further evaluation.
Answered on Apr 3, 2014
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Q waves: Q waves can be abnormal if more than 1/4 the total electrical deflection and at least .04sec. In duration. Smaller Q waves than this are within normal parameters.
Answered on Mar 30, 2019

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