Doctor insights on:
An echocardiogram (also called an echo) is a type of ultrasound test that uses high-pitched sound waves that are sent through a device called a transducer. The device picks up echoes of the sound waves as they bounce off the different parts of your heart. These echoes are turned into moving pictures of your heart that can be seen ...Read more
Would structural heart disease in 22 yr old be ruled out by echo, ecg, cardiac mri, stress ecg, 24h ecg, cardiac coronary anatomy mra?
Normal ekg with " poor r wave progression" stress Echo came back normal. What does the poor r wave progression mean?
Male 22. Nuclear stress show myo ischemia and angina. Coronary arteries clear and perfect? Have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Ideas?
Heart rate 40-50 BPM results from stress test, echocardiogram, ekg, 24hr holter monitor all "normal" could my slow heart b due to genetics/other factors?
Echocardiography Doppler suggests impaired left ventricular relaxation c/w decreased diastolic function, reversed e:a ration 0.6. Dr said fine. Mean?
Echo shows mv thickening and mild regurg. Tv mild regurg. Also have palpitations regularly and inappropriate tachycardia. Worried?
I had nuclear stress study done & interpretation states: Sm reversible ischemia, inferior wall. Ejection fraction 51%. is heart cath needed?
Ecg , cardiac echo, heart enzyme , chest ct, cardiac angio ct, all ok.Still resting heart pulse 53-62.Increase when move.Exclude cardiac issue?
Stressechoresults: abn stress ECG at 9.1mets, normal exercise stress echo with no evidence of stress induced myocardial ischemia. What does this mean?
Stress ECG abnormal but coronary angiogram normal, any other test (e.G echo) to ruled out underlying heart disease?
Stress tests: Have higher false positive (and false negative) rate than we'd like to admit. Try getting a session of multifunction cardiogram instead. It is a very accurate stress, radiation and drug free heart test! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart rate up 20-30 beats when standing up.then normal.cardiac?neuro?normal?ecg,cardiac echo, CT angio w contrast all ok.am obese and non athletic
Possible causes of erratic diastolic BP? e.g. 55-60 at rest, 85-90 after exertion or stress? BNP normal, echo normal, chest scan normal, ECGs normal.
Chest pain, SOB, nausea - Chance of heart attack with normal chest xray, nuclear stress test, calcium score? Echo slightly low EF of 48%.
Talk to your cardiol: I recommend you speak with your cardiologist as it sounds like you have one, given studies that were done. There are risk modifications that can be done of course. Sounds like you have good contacts with specialists already! ...Read more
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
R & L cath excellent. Nuclear stress test ended up false positive. Arteries immaculate, pressures great, function awesome. PFT perfect. DXd w/LBBB, HR low is that causing sob w exertion? Am I safe?
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
6w4d preg, echo poor area measuring 16x8x4mm small area of bleeding adjacent to sac. What does this mean?
Male 27.both kidneys contracted,incr cortical echo,poor cortico med diff.BUN is 22,creatinine 2.7,no BP no choles.urea 46all electrolyte serum normal?
Emergency: You have kidney failure. We can confirm this. But you must sign off of the internet and get to a kidney specialist and perhaps begin readying for transplant. I have no idea what you expect on the internet. But the cause of your problem cannot be deduced in this question or in this forum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Experienced breathlessness, s.tachycardia my dr did EKG and echo and found poor R wave abnormal septal motion what tests will a cardiologist do next?
Can really poor posture for years cause a lot of mid-back pain, chest pain and breathing issues? Had clear chest X-ray and Echo within past 2 years
Poor posture.: Poor posture can affect expansion of the rib cage, which can lead to pains and breathing issues ...Read more
Bounces sound waves: An echocardiogram is simply an ultrasound. Like any other ultrasound, including those used by fishing boats, the fundamental principle is to send high-frequency sound waves into the target (heart) and measure the time it takes to return to the transducer (echo). The resulting picture is a measure of the distance traveled and the physical properties of the material it passed through. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Echocardiography: What is the question? Echo is noninvasive ultrasound study of the heart. It tells us about the heart valves, chamber sizes, any clots, vegetations, tumors, septal thickening, wall motion, function of the ventricles( heart failure). Also special studies can detect septal defects. ...Read more
Echocardiogram: An echocardiogram (also called an echo) is a type of ultrasound test that uses high-pitched sound waves that are sent through a device called a transducer. The device picks up echoes of the sound waves as they bounce off the different parts of your heart. These echoes are turned into moving pictures of your heart that can be seen on a video screen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Echocardiogram: Both radiologists and cardiologists can perform echocardiograms, at least here in the states. I don't know about the philippines. Ask your family doc for appropriate referral to someone s/he trusts. ...Read more
Leaky valve: When your heart pumps blood, the mitral valve closes, and blood is pumped out an open aortic valve. If you mitral valve shows 'insufficiency', there is some degree of leak allowing blood to be pumped back up to the .And function. Talk to your doc about your particular diagnosis. ...Read more
Complex Question.: We need to see the echocardiogram report & go over any symptoms that you might be experiencing in order to interpret the echocardiogram IN CONTEXT. (An isolated number rarely means anything). The LV Posterior Wall (LVPW) % thickening is an "M-mode" measurement that compares LVPW thickness in systole vs diastole. 24% to 80% thinning is considered to be within reference. Use HealthTap Prime or TTYD. ...Read more