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Diastolic function is abnormal, pseudonormal filling patterns (grade ii). 60-65% ejection fraction. what does this mean? is it reversible? can you live a long life with this? 33 year old man. no symptoms.healthy echo done as a precaution post covid?

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Grade 2 diastolic dysfunction denotes a moderate degree of stiffness of the left ventricle. This could have been residua of some heart muscle inflammation incurred during the covid infection. It's best to have a thorough evaluation by a cardiologist for accurate diagnosis, advice & follow-up.

Answered Dec 14, 2021

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Dr. Andrew Borin answered

Specializes in Cardiology

CONTROL BLOOD PRESSURE AND TREAT WITH MINERALCORTICOID INHIBITOR AND ARB

Answered Dec 22, 2021

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