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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have a mod-lg pericardial effusion echo said slight hypokinesis posterior interventricular septum & inferior wall & reduced lv sys function. explain?

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Dr. Kedarnath Vaidya
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Get cardiac consult: The Echo findings you report -there is fluid around the heart - moderate to large in amount . The change in the motion of the heart and reduced LV function indicates the heart is not pumping normally . The result definitely warrants a consultation with a Cardiologist and some background history . You will likely need further tests

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