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Borderline Rhythm Ekg
I had an EKG done it came there sinus rhythm incomplete right bundle on branch block borderline ECG what does this mean is it serious?
Unremarkable: Incomplete right bundle branch can be a normal variant in 15% of the adult population. It does not carry any significance. Left bundle branch does. Further it refers to the conduction system of the heart, or electrical wiring of it so to speak, and it means your right ventricle gets a signal to pump few milliseconds after the left side. No worries. ...Read more
Electrocardiogram (ecg, ekg) is a print-out of the electrical forces detected by electrodes on the chest wall, as electricity travels through the heart with each heart beat. The electrodes are placed in different positions, and each position "sees" the electrical activity of the heart from its own vantage point. Abnormalities in signal detected at chest surface ...Read more
What does an EKG finding of Sinus rhythm with short PR BORDERLINE ECG ST elevation probably due to early repolarization mean?
Two different parts: The PR interval is a measurement of time it takes for the electricity to travel from the top of the heart, to the bottom. A short PR interval means it the electricity travels quicker than expected. Early repolarization means the heart muscle begins recovering quickly after the electricity has traveled through. ...Read more
I had an EKG done and it showed normal sinus rhythm with left axis deviation with borderline prolonged QT. Does this need followed up?
Yes: By itself, without the total picture, it implies there may be something affecting the contour of your heart. It needs to be reviewed by a cardiologist and your primary care doctor to look at the total picture to see what the next step in a valuation should be ...Read more
I had two EKG one from 2009 says normal sinus rhythm with sinus arrhythmia then the second one says sinus rhythm rightward axis boarderline?
Nothing to: Be terribly concerned about especially if you are reading the computer generated "diagnosis" and not that of the physician reading it. ...Read more
I wa seen in the ER. They felt it was BPPV. They did a CT of my head to rule out stroke. They also did. A 12 leas ekg that was borderline abnormal when compared to one I had two years ago. It had sinus rhythm with fusion complexes & low voltage qrs?
Possible hemiblock: An abnormal right axis plus minimally prolonged qrs duration defines what is termed a left posterior hemiblock (block of the posteroinferior fascicle of the left branch of the bundle of his). An abnormal right axis can also occur in conditions with elevated right heart pressure and resultant right ventricular enlargement. Normal sinus rhythm means no rhythm disturbance. ...Read more
Borderline ECG, These Minor Changes are of Equivocal Significance only. Sinus Rhythm T wave changes in anterior leads.
Borderline ECG: I am not certain of the circumstances leading to your having an ECG. T wave changes in anterior leads could be a sign of underlying atherosclerotic heart disease. Risk factors for this include high Blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, smoking and 1st degree female relative with heart attack before 60 or 1st degree male relative with heart attack before 50. You need to see a physician ...Read more
I received a diagnosis of "Sinus Rhythm, T Wave Abnormality in anterior leads, borderline abnormal for age (29) and gender (F). Abnormal ECG. Worried?
Cardiologist: These T wave abnormalities are nonspecific and it's important to compare them to any prior EKG if one is available. If none are available the findings may not necessarily be due to any cardiac pathology and may even be a normal variant in a young woman. A cardiologist is best qualified to evaluate and examine you and recommend further testing like an echocardiogram if deemed advisable. ...Read more
Usually nothing.: The pr interval, the time between the P wave (atria contract) and the qrs (ventricles contract) is typically between 0.12 and 0.20 seconds. If it is a bit shorter than 0.12 seconds but the ECG is otherwise normal, there is generally nothing to be concerned about. If you have episodes of heart racing, you should tell your doctor, as there may be a condition in which you are prone to fast rhythms. ...Read more
What does this mean? - BORDERLINE ECG - SINUS RHYTHM BORDERLINE R WAVE PROGRESSION, ANTERIOR LEADS BORDERLINE T ABNORMALITIES, INFERIOR LEADS
Finding not a diagno: Assuming ur EKG was collected correctly (i.e., the wires & patches were put on correctly), it's not entirely as expected for a person of your age & gender. You have sinus rhythm, but the spikes (R waves) do not progress between the wires as expected, & minor changes in the signals from the front (anterior) & bottom (inferior) part of the heart may be "just you" or signs of (prior?) damage. TTYD. ...Read more
Please interpret. Is it ok - BORDERLINE ECG - SINUS RHYTHM normal P axis, V-rate 60-99 BORDERLINE T ABNORMALITIES, ANTERIOR LEADS T flat or neg, V2-V4?
ECG: That ECG is not strictly normal but isn't anything worrisome ...Read more
I am a 39 year old male. ECG results has sinus rhythm (rapid), horizontal axis, incomplete RBBB, QRS = 114, Borderline ECG, what does this mean?
EKG: It means that you have minor changes on your EKG which are of no consequence. Forget about it...Good Luck ...Read more
DX neurocardiogenic syncope ECG: Left atrial enlargement, Low voltage QRS, Borderline ECG Normal sinus rhythm. Is the ECG normal?
Left atrial enlargement.
Normal sinus rhythm with borderline intraventricular conduction delay and secondary ST changes. No acute ischemia. DR impressions on ecg. This means?
ECG interpretation: The "no acute ischemia" part means that there is no heart attack occurring at the moment. The rest really implies that the ECG tracing was not perfect in its appearance. This could be nothing, or it could be related to true heart disease. This type of EKG would need to be interpreted in context: symptoms, physical limitation, other testing. ...Read more
Borderline ecg normal sinus rythm, remarks within normal limits, normal echo as well, but sometime suffering with sleep problems.?
Sinus arrythmia: Probably it is sinus arrythmia. It is normal physiological variation. ...Read more
Sinus arrythmia: Probably sinus arrythmia. It is a normal physiological variation. Precise diagnosis could be given only after reviewing ekg. ...Read more
I had an ekg done and the results are as follow Sinus rhythm, RSR (V1) nondiagonstic, and left artial enlargement. What does this mean?
Ecg: That reading could be seen with a normal heart. Clinical information is needed to associate a meaning with that reading. ...Read more
EKG sinus rhythm rapid, prem ventri complexes, doubles of prem ventri complexes, doubles of aberrantly conducted complexes & more what does it mean?
Abnormal EKG: Lots of people have PVCs and some have bigeminy (doubles) - but the abberant complexes are not usual. EKGs are difficult to read and a cardiologist should review the EKG to ascertain what the irregular beats are (if it is truly abberant). May do further studies to see where the irregularity is coming from, if abnormal conduction may ablate, use medication or pacemaker. F/u/ w/ cardiologist ...Read more
ECG: That is a common ECG reading which can indicate something is wrong but also can be as it says nonspecific and 'no big deal'. Ask your doctor if there is reason for concern or further investigation. ...Read more
Common reading: "abnormal" because there are non-specific changes which are not specific enough to meet a true diagnosis, but not normal enough to say normal, so somewhat of a soft call or indecisive read, but very common and does not necessarily mean anything. The bottom line, the ECG findings need to be placed in the clinical context in which it was taken, and compared to previous and subsequent ECGs. ...Read more
Ekg showed... Normal sinus rhythm & intervals but irregular r-r, & short pr int, what does this mean?
Likely normal: Sinus arrhythmia (irregular length between beats) is a normal finding. It is often exaggerated by taking a deep breath and exhaling. ...Read more
Coronary sinus: Not certain of the term as the coronary sinus is the major vein draining the heart. Maybe the term is low atrial rhythm which us not dangerous at all and is a description given when P wave morphology in some leads are inverted. ...Read more
Yes, by tracing only: It is an abnormal ekg by reading of the tracing but what is most important is the ekg in relation to a good history and clinical exam. Questions to ask: do you have a past history of heart disease, high BP, diabetes, smoking? Do you have chest pain/jaw pain/pain down L arm? Is your BP high on exam? Any of these findings along with the above ekg is a MAJOR concern. Please talk with your doctor!! ...Read more
EKG shows normal sinus rhythm, no acute Ischemic changes and poor R wave progression. What does that mean?
PRWP: PRWP or poor R wave progression can be a sign of a few things: most common problem I see is artifactual: simply a matter of suboptimal electrode placement of the EKG either due to sloppy technique or else breast tissue (in women). PRWP can also be a sign of a previous anterior wall MI or heart attack. Lastly, some conduction abnormalities such as left anterior fascicular block can cause this ...Read more
I'm 25 years old, and the result of my EKG says: sinus rhythm. Incomplete right bundle branch block pattern. What does this mean? Is this dangerous?
For Cardiac Patients, will you recommend a portable handheld ECG EKG monitor, And is one single channel enough or should get 3 channel Rhythm leads? Thank You.
No, I do not: Continuous self-monitoring of a heart rhythm is not helpful for any heart condition and is likely to be harmful by way of causing anxiety about the rhythm. For certain severe and unfixable arrhythmias, a pacemaker or implanted defibrillator would be recommended by a cardiologist, but a patient should never be monitoring his or her own ECG strip. ...Read more
Rhythm "any regular recurring motion, symmetry may be generally defined as a movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions, this general meaning of regular recurrence or pattern in time may be applied to a wide variety of cyclical natural phenomena having a periodicity or frequency of anything microseconds ...Read more
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