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Dilated Left Atrium
Reason?: Depends on the reason? Do you have hypertension, mitral stenosis, mitral regurgitation, left ventricular hypertrophy, atrial fibrillation? These are all treatable. In all cases, you're at increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure. That doesn't mean you'll ever get those-your risk is simply increased. ...Read more
Would like to know my outlook.ihave left b b b .dilated left atrium.moderate left ventricular dysfuntion.and ef of 40%.pumping.would like an honest as?
Echocardio results:concentric lvh w/ adeq systolic function, dilated left atrium, mild tricuspid reg, pulmonic reg. Is this normal?
No.: This may be the result of longstanding hypertension. The doc who ordered your test should know more about how to interpret your results. ...Read more
I have a severely dilated left atrium according to an echo test
The rest of the heart is normal
Can I reverse this condition?
Depends: Isolated dilatation of the left atrium is very unusual and is often associated with something else like a mitral valve problem. Go and ask your doctor for the rest of the information and he can determine if it is potentially reversible. Like everything else the prognosis depends on the cause. ...Read more
Please explain complications for severely dilated left atrium of 6 CM with moderate pulmonary hypertension with rvsp of 54 mm. ?
LAE and PH: Left atrial enlargement (LAE) and pulmonary hypertension (ph) often indicate that the ph is due to left heart disease, what is called group 2 pulmonary venous hypertension. One needs to determine the cause of the left heart disease before making treatment recommendations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Echo results:concentric lvh w/ adeq systolic function, dilated left atrium, mild tricuspid reg, pulmonic reg. Mixd plaques no stenosis found. Pls expln.
In addition to mild hypokinesis of the left ventricle when ejection fraction is 48% and left atrium is moderately dilated, what could that indicate?
EF: What this means is that there is a region of your heart that is not moving properly. This likely secondary to impaired irrigation from a possible stenosis vessel. Depending on the reason you could have diastolic/systolic dysfunction. Giving the dilated atrium. You should likely be on bblockers, acei, Aspirin, ...Read more
I am 58 had an Echo done it states - Diastolic filling indicates impaired relaxation. Left Atrium moderately dilated. 40% blockage in LAD. Bad?
You may: need to see a cardiologist. If you have blockage in the LAD with symptoms of chest discomfort, you may nee to undergo a left heart cathetherization. If the have not done a stress test yet. Have that done so that they can see the degree of stenosis in the other vessels ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plz xplainEcho says EF 60% Mild mitral valve prolapse.Left Atrium mildly dilated.mild mitral regurg.cannot rule out bicuspid aortic valve considerTEE?
Had a cath?: The echo says there might be a structural abnormality of the aortic valve and a leak of the mitral valve with resultant dilation of left atrium. If you had the cardiac cath you list any time recently, more information should be available from that. A TEE is a transesophageal echo which gives us better pictures than a transthoracic echo. You should discuss this echo with your Doc ...Read more
Left atrial enlargem: Left atrium is the chamber the blood enters after flowing through the lungs. If its enlarged, there may be problems related to the pressure or volume of blood flow through the chamber. Many things can cause this, best to discuss with your doctor for your specifics. ...Read more
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