A 41-year-old female asked:
My echo shows mild hypokinesis, will this require treatment? my cardiologist doesn't want to see me for 6 weeks!
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Maybe not: Call your doctor for sooner appointment if you are getting worsening symptoms.
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Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Likely: Mild hypokinesis means that either a region or the entire heart is not moving as strongly as normal, however this weakness is mild. This may require more testing and will likely require treatment especially if symptomatic.
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Last updated Apr 13, 2018
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