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Mom's echo,diastolic dysfunction grade1 with good systolic function,RVSP<30,ER72%, hypertensive heart disease,trivial &tricuspidMR.Treatment?SoScared!
Stiff Heart: Diastolic dysfunction, which means impaired relaxing or filling ability of the heart, was seen on your study. It's graded 1-4, with 4 being most severe. You have grade 2. It's usu caused by high blood pressure; other more rare things too. Symptoms range from mild shortness of breath to full blown heart failure or (for many) nothing at all. Use it as a wake up call to take care of yourself! ...Read more
No: Erectile dysfunction (ed) is not painful. It is simply the inability to obtain or maintain an erection sufficient enough for sexual intercourse. There is a condition called peyronie's which is scarring of the chambers of the penis which can lead to bending or curvature of the penis and this can be painful but it is a seperate condition from ed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dilated left heart and reduced lv function. Generalized lv hypokinesia diastolic dysfunction, what to do?
LV dz: See a cardiologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Diastolic dysf: This occurs when the heart muscle is stiffer than normal and more than a normal amount of pressure is required to fill the heart before it pumps the blood out. If the filling pressure gets too high it results in pulmonary edema and shortness of breath, particularly with exertion. Uncontrolled hypertension is a common cause and can be acute or chronic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cardiologist says very reassuringEcho?
Trans V gradient 8mmHg LV Dimensionally Normal preserved Systolic Doppler Mild LV Diastolic dysfunction. Agree?
Echocardiogram: The findings are not normal but have to be judged in context of your mitral valve repair. The abnormalities described are not hemodynamically significant and won't impact your performance status. I can understand why your cardiologist is reassured by your echocardiogram. ...Read more
Mild left ventricular systolic dysfunctionLeft ventricular ejection fraction 40 % with global left ventricular hypokinesis,Myxomatousmorphology mv?
Heart: With this diagnosis you need to be under the supervision of a cardiologist and follow his advice. ...Read more
Please interpret left ventricular diastolic function consistent with abnormal relaxation stage 1. Mild hypertrophy ef=60 5% systolic normal?
Mild heart: Muscle thickening with impaired relaxation but normal systolic function. ...Read more
Echocardiogram: evidence of left ventricular diastolic relaxation abnormality. Mildly decreased systolic function. Wall motion abnormalities. Means?
Pressure in arteries: The pressure in the arteries when the heart contracts is the systolic blood pressure and when it relaxes the pressure is the diastolic pressure. It could be measured directly by putting a needle into an artery or indirectly with a blood pressure cuff. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: They're independent but often tend to go together. Younger people tend to have higher diastolic pressures. Older people tend to have higher systolic pressures. But those are just generalizations. ...Read more
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