A 18-year-old female asked:
What causes resting ekgs to be inconsistent?one showed sinus tachycardia, one showed a right ventricular conduction delay, sometimes a borderline qt, sometimes high lv force.im an athlete.feel very fatigued after exercise. normal to be inconsistent?
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Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Varies: There can be a number of reasons that an ekg can be "inconsistent". First, if your cardiac condition varies then the keg findings can vary; second, there can be variations in the placement of the leads by the technician that can sometimes make ekgs appear different; also, if different people are reading the ekgs it may be interpreted differently. Echocardiogram may be helpful in athletes as well
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