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Ecg , cardiac echo, heart enzyme , chest ct, cardiac angio ct, all ok.Still resting heart pulse 53-62.Increase when move.Exclude cardiac issue?
H/o concave chest, heart murmur. Resting hr 120-150 chest pain x1wk. X-ray cardiac profile d dimer EKG & stress test normal. Should i see cardio spec?
Just who does heart attack surgery? A cardiovascular doctor? Interventional cardiologist? Thoracic & Cardiac surgeon? Differences?
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Cardiology: Cardiology will perform the majority of echocardiograms. If there is assessments of your vessels (carotid, aorta, veins) This may be done by vascular surgery cardiology, or radiology depending upon the referrer and local resources. In the setting pediatrics, it may be performed by a pediatric cardiologist or someone who specializes in fetal imaging. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neg echo stress, neg ekg. Holter monitor results 1,000 PACS Dr says benign. Worried about a blockage. Do I need an angio MRI? Very stressed
Relax: Stress is bad for your heart. Negative EKG is reassuring but does not have predictive value for future events. A negative stress echo is a good indication of low risk of heart attack in next several years. No test is 100%. Consider your risk factors for heart disease. If you remain concerned you should seek a second opinion. PACs are usually benign, but can be very distressing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Trouble breathing, rapid heart rate, EKG revealed flattened t waves. Doc ordered echo consulted cardio who added nuclear stress test. Is this serious?
Ekg left atrial enlargement, nonspecific t wave abnormality, echo done trace mitral regurg, tricuspid regurg. Pericardial effusion global.Is my heart ok?
More info needed: I am assuming echo is showing pericardial effusion and global? Or maybe global hypohypokinesia? Any wall motion abnormalities? Ejection fraction? Do u have any symptoms? At rest or with activities? Any other risk factors? Smoker, overweight, dm, htn, high chol, family history heart attacks, sedentary life etc. Any prior heart attacks? Stress test done. Any recent viral infection? Pericarditis? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pauses are not beats: Pauses noted on holter rhythm monitoring usually follow an early extra beats, which can be a PVC or a pac. The natural pacemaker or sa node is trained to compensate for early beats by inserting a pause to reset the next beat to normal timing. Pauses themselves are not felt, but the next normal beat can be experienced as a palpitation on the chest. ...Read moreSee 12 more doctor answers
Both: Ekg will diagnose your rhythm accurately at the moment it's recorded (for 8 seconds). Echo will determine if you have evidence of heart disease, ie a structurally normal and strong heart. You may also need a 24 hour recording of your heart rhythm (holter) or 30 day transient arrhythmia (tam) event monitor depending on the problem. ...Read more
Have done echo heart, ecg, stresstest, chest xray, doc found ectopic atrial tachycardia.It doesn't xplain my pain and high pulse when eat not present?
??: If you get pain during tachycardia then treatment is to prevent that tachycardia. I will advise you to see an electrophysiologist. ...Read more
Hospitalist said need cath: AV block, biatrial enlargement& cardiac insufficiency. Heart Dr. won’t cath due to my low BP. Should I get second opinion?
Poor cardiac output : It sounds like you are high risk for a cardiac cath. Anesthesia and the procedure alone can drop your blood pressure lower and cause you to have a heart attack, go into hypotensive shock, or acute renal failure. Once they have maximized you on medication and your blood pressure improves they can reassess the risk vs the benefit of performing the catherization. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You are safe: Excess anxiety often has a physiologic cause. Make sure that you are maintaining an optimal healthy lifestyle. Get 7-8 hrs of sleep per night. Eat three healthy meals per day with 20 gm high quality protein / meal, 5 servings of fruits/vegetables / d, healthy fats(i.e. Omega3 fatty acids, coconut oil). Eat magnesium & potassium rich foods. Get 20-30 min of exercise daily. ...Read more
Radiation exposure: There most certainly is radiation exposure with nuclear cardiology stress testing whether it is with thallium, sestamibi, or any of the pet imaging agents. The exposure is minimal but real and the risk vs. Benefit to the patient needs to be considered before ordering the study. Pregnant women should not have these studies and young women can have a very small but increased risk of breast cancer. ...Read moreSee 14 more doctor answers
22 had ecg, stress ecg, cardiac mri/mra, 24h ecg, echo. For chest pain when excercising. Does this rule out congenital coronary anomalies?
You have already: Undergone many of the tests to exclude any ischemia to heart muscle, but the only way to rule out any congenital coronary artery anomalies is by angiogram. Talk with your cardiologist, but chance of finding any significant anomalies seem small to me with all negative results so far. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had echocardiogram, nuclear stress test w cardiolite, EKG and 30 day holter. Does the echo and nuclear test rule out CAD or any potential blockages?
Mom Holter test.ventricular ectopic beats.Supraventricular summary 89307 beats total133,isolated112,pairs4,abberant0,runs3 run beats13.rhythym sinus.
Holter results: inspection of relevance ECG tracings is necessary for appropriate interpretive report. ...Read more
Depends: Do you have a heart condition or strong family history of early heart disease? You can expect a detailed medical history discussion with emphasis on heart and circulation topics, maybe an ekg, maybe a cardiac ultrasound study, maybe an exercise stress test, maybe blood cholesterol testing. It all depends on the reason you are seeing a cardiologist at 28 years of age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer