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A 27-year-old female asked:

If my echo was normal do i need a heart cath/angiogram. i had normal ef of 64. only had trace valve leaking. would echo show heart occlusion?

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Dr. Alonso Morales Medina
Dr. Alonso Morales Medinaanswered
Specializes in Medicina Interna
Symptoms?: The indication to get a "heart cath" (coronary angiography) would depend on your symptoms. Echocardiogram doesn't show coronary artery occlusion. It might show abnormal wall movement, which would suggest coronary artery occlusion.
Last updated Jul 5, 2019


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