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A 55-year-old male asked:

I just had a lad heart attack. tte results: left ventricular systolic function moderately to severely reduced. left ventricular estimated ef 30-35%. left ventricular regional wall motion abnormality. mild focal basal septal hypertrophy. translation?

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Dr. Brenda Sabrina Salgado Granados
Specializes in General Practice
Heart attack: Hello. It means that the systolic function (when the heart contracts to send blood to all the organism) is diminished, which also caused that the muscle on the heart grown to make up for it (septal hypertrophy). If you've shown this results to your cardiologist, the medicine they gave you is most likely to help your heart function in the best way possible.

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Last updated Nov 15, 2019

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