A 20-year-old female asked:
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is the chamber size of the left ventricle supposed to be bigger or smaller that the aortic root diameter? i am just trying to make sense of my echo results.

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Dr. John Ricotta
48 years experience Vascular Surgery
Talk with your doc: there are many things that influence the size and contraction of the left ventricle and size of the aortic root. You will need to discuss your echo with a qualified physician to get the best answers. It is not really something you can do yourself
Answered on May 6, 2015

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