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Heart Tremor Echocardiogram
Maybe a murmur?: Not sure what a tremor is on echo. I suspect they told you you had a murmur. A murmur is a vibration in the heart which may be due to a leaky heart valve, or a narrowed heart valve. This may or may not ever need to be surgically repaired, but most commonly will need to be reassessed in the future, earlier if you develop symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Echo refers to reflections of sound waves, typically 0.5-10mhz, sent through a body structure, all variants of water density. Cardio refers to heart. Gram refers to a picture or graphical representation of the data. A form of us, these help see certain aspects of our hearts behavior/function, real-time in motion picture video. Quality & usefulness varies widely as ...Read more
several possibilites: Ultrasound doesn't penetrate air and has difficulty with excessive depth of tissue - thus if you have COPD or are unusually thin or are unusually overweight, the ultrasound will have trouble imaging your heart. If you were born with dextrocardia (heart on the wrong side), us won't find it (unless they look hard!). Finally, their equipment may have malfunctioned. Go elsewhere if you're able. ...Read more
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Not necessarily: These tests can only pick up so many of the abnormalities. It is possible that you have narrowing of the coronary arteries but the blockage is not severe enough to show up in these tests. It would be prudent to discuss the matter with your doctor to see what are the results of other tests, including lab tests and what, if any life style changes or medications may be needed. ...Read more
Can stress echocardiogram cause death or a heart attack as due to have one tommoz and scared help...
Yes: Stress testing increases work a heart has to do ; can cause a heart attack by decreased blood or abnormal heart rhythms. The incidence of death or mi is .01-.02% - very low. That is why ur doctor is constantly monitoring ur symptoms, ECG ; BP and will stop at the first sign of any complications. ...Read more
Why didn't th 3 heart catheterizations I have has find the asd or.Pfo recently found on an echocardiogram?
What does it mean when after a 2d echocardiogram that says normal heart and then says artoic vavle is leaking?
2 different things: "normal heart) likely refers to the function of your left ventricle (the main pumping chamber of the heart). Leaking aortic valve means some of the blood ejected from your heart is leaking back into the heart instead of going forward to the rest of your body. This is not always a significant problem however. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Scared of stress echocardiogram as get outta breath very easy how will this work when they speed up my heart ..?
Cardiac echo is a somewhat redundant term for "echocardiogram." during this painless procedure, harmless sound waves are passed into the chest and reflected back, providing a detailed image of the heart, measures of the flow of blood within it, and information about certain structures which surround ...Read more
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