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Enlarged Right Ventricle Heart
I was told i've got an enlarged right ventricle and a heart murmur. Did onecause the other perhaps ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you please tell me about the heart valve that is located between the right atrium and right ventricle?
Tricuspid valve: You refer to the tricuspid valve.Get a more detailed answer ›
Echocardiagram showed normal heart 67 percent ef. But my EKG said consider anterior wall ischema and delayed right ventricle . Im 27. Is this serious?
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
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
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