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Doctor insights on: Enlarged Right Ventricle Heart

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I was told i've got an enlarged right ventricle and a heart murmur. Did onecause the other perhaps ?

I was told i've got an enlarged right ventricle and a heart murmur. Did onecause the other perhaps ?

They could be: It would depend on which valve is involved with the murmur. Usually i try to put everything into one process but it's not always that way. The only way to tell is to look at the echo. Ask your doctor they should be able to put it all together for you. ...Read more

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Sob. Chest xray ok. Echo - some damage. Stress test/nuclear- heart skips every other beat; right ventricle enlrgd. Oxygen ok. No hbp. Why sob? Next?

Sob. Chest xray ok. Echo - some damage. Stress test/nuclear- heart skips every other beat; right ventricle enlrgd.  Oxygen ok. No hbp.  Why sob? Next?

Short of breath : Ct scan of the chest. If your right ventricle is enlarged and you have shortness of breath further testing is indicated. Causes such as pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease, vasculitis need to be considered. You should probably see a pulmonologist. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are heart defects that include the aorta arising from the right ventricle?

I was wondering what are heart defects that include the aorta arising from the right ventricle?

Several: The two most common heart defects that include the aorta arising from the right ventricle are (1) transposition of the great arteries (tga) and (2) double outlet right ventricle (dorv). ...Read more

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What are heart defects where the aorta arises from the right ventricle?

Two : Transposition of the great vessels, tetralogy of Fallot. Likely there are more and hopefully a cardiologist will enlighten us! ...Read more

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Can right ventricle dilation cause heart palpitations?

Can right ventricle dilation cause heart palpitations?

Yes: Dilation of any of the heart chambers can cause disordering of the heart's conduction system & cause palpitations or arrythmias. ...Read more

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Echocardiagram showed normal heart 67 percent ef. But my EKG said consider anterior wall ischema and delayed right ventricle . Im 27. Is this serious?

Echocardiagram showed normal heart 67 percent ef. But my EKG said consider anterior wall ischema and delayed right ventricle . Im 27. Is this serious?

Over reads : EKG sometimes tends to over read... It depends on where the leads were placed. If they were placed inaccurately, you tend to get erroneous reads. Normal ECHO finding and your age is reassuring and I wouldn't worry about the EKG. ...Read more

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Will a tricuspid valve repair for severe tr cause more problems if the right ventricle of the heart is weak and there is some CHF (40% ef) or help?

Will a tricuspid valve repair for severe tr cause more problems if the right ventricle of the heart is weak and there is some CHF (40% ef) or help?

Tricuspid repair: Whether to repair a tricuspid valve is a complicated problem dependent on the details of the patient's physiology. It is possible for some people to do fine with major tricuspid regurgitation and others benefit by repair. You should discuss this problem with the cardiologist who understands the patient's situation. The data here isn't sufficient to advise. ...Read more

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What does an enlarged left ventricle of the heart do to a child?

What does an enlarged left ventricle of the heart do to a child?

Depends: Mitral valve regurgitation or cardiomyopathy are 2 common causes. Your doctor will be able to discuss the clinical ramification for the left ventricular enlargement and monitoring or follow up needed. ...Read more

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Is it when you have an enlarged left ventricle in the heart considered very serious?

Is it when you have an enlarged left ventricle in the heart considered very serious?

Serious: Depending on the type and severity of the condition. The heart can be dilated or can be hypertrophic. Dilated heart can have a systolic dysfunction that can be idiopathic, ischemic, drug related etc. Diastolic dysfunction that can be from severe chronic hypertension, aortic valve stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Treatment can be different. 2d echocardiogram for diagnosis. ...Read more