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Left atrium volume index of 36 cc/m2. is this significant? everything else on echo & cardiac mri was normal. history of nsvt.

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay answered

Specializes in Hospital-based practice

Probably not but che: Ask your Cardiologist to see if your left atrium is enlarged or not on the pictures. During an echocardiogram, many measurements (about 25) are taken on grainy pictures so just by pure chance, there's a 50-50 chance that at least 4 measurements will be off. If only 1 measurement I'd off, you cannot draw conclusions from it. If more measurements support a diagnosis, you'll need Cardiology help. GL!

Answered 7/28/2016



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