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A Fib With Rvr
My husband has mitral valve prolapse moderate, with atrial fib events reqiring cardio version about yearly. Should he have it fixed?
Regarding the valve,: Mitral regurgitation with complications like a- fibr, shortness of breath or any decrease in ejection fraction of 60% or less, should be addressed if the patient can tolerate surgery. Once symptoms develop, surgery should be considered and in low risk patient, and may be considered before symptoms if there is any decline in heart function if repair is more likely than replacement. ...Read more
I have mitral valve prolapse with mild tricuspid valve regurgitation is it normal to have lots of pvcs an sometimes a fast heart rate with pvcs i?
What to do if I had seen a patient with underlying congestive cardiac failure presented with ventricular tachycardia.?
Patient: A patient like that should be seen by a cardiologist ...Read more
Can a person with Mitral Valve Repair be classed as a Patient with a structurally normal heart after healthy cardio Echo result?
Rare defect: Absent pulmonary valve syndrome is a rare congenital heart defect. Some of the features are similar to tetralogy of fallot. An important difference in most babies with absent pulmonary valve syndrome is that the pulmonary arteries are very large, and often associated with problems with the airways. Surgery is required to repair the problems in the heart and repair the pulmonary arteries. ...Read more
Would a sinus venosus asd be unlikely with normal echo and EKG results, no symptoms?I have a faint systolic murmur told innocent. No split s2 (racepinephrine). Thanks.
15 yo son extremely athlete has a heart murmur, recent EKG showed bradycardia, right ventricular hypertrophy and possible biventricular hypertrophy?
Might be fine, but..: This sounds like the sort of thing that the computer in the ECG machine would say, and it is often wrong. He should have an echocardiogram and an examination by a pediatric cardiologist. This may very well all be nothing, but best to check it out thoroughly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Consult your Cardiol: If you have atrial fibrilation and having chest pains, you should consult your cardiologist asap. ...Read more
I have mitral valve regurgitation with tricuspid regurgitation with mild pulmonary hypertension and dystolic disfunction. Should i be worried?
Maybe -- it depends: Valve regurgitation becomes a serious problem when it is severe, and at that point it might require surgery. If the valve regurgitation is only mild or moderate, it can be followed by your physician. It sounds as though with your conditions, maintaining excellent blood pressure control will be very important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 39 year old female who has a recent echocardiogram. Showed mild mitral valve thickening and mild mitral regurgitation. Should I be concerned or see a cardiologist.
No: That is a benign finding which is present in the majority of the healthy population when carefully assessed. You are not at risk of complications and need no further testing based on that finding. ...Read more
Small 1cm asd, had cath closure in may. Report said atrial septum was "aneurysmal." is this a concern?
If i was diagnosed w hyperlipidemia and bradycardia w aortic valve issues and severe pad. Will i need a pacemaker?
Pacemaker: That is a decision that your cardiologist can help make for your particular situation. See your cardiologist. ...Read more
Please can you explain what atrial flutter with variable av block
compatible with a bundle branch block. Possible inferior infarction, probably old is?
ECG interpretation.: Atrial flutter: your heart rhythm is abnormal (the atria are contracting very rapidly); variable block: there are a variable number of atrial contractions for every ventricular contraction. A bundle branch block: the ECG complex representing each ventricular contraction is widened due to a block of one branch of your heart's conduction system. Q waves on the ECG suggest an infarct (? Age). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have subpulmonic vsd with left to right shunt with gradient - 86mmhg. Will i need surgery? Also I have a trivial tricuspid valve regurgitation.
Echo shows mild lvh with mild mitral regurgitation. Cardiologist said its nothing to worry about. Need a second opinion. Is he right?
conditionally yes: As long as you're cardiologist is going to monitor you with periodic echocardiograms you have nothing to worry about. The criteria for prophylaxis prior to a dental procedure or colonoscopy has been updated to state that mild mitral regurgitation does not require antibiotic treatment before or after the treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers