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Reverse Enlarged Heart
I have a CHD and mild RV enlargement lv ef 60 rv ef 65 rv stylistic pressure 21.My question is does rv enlargmwnt make,me,prone to bad heart problems?
CHD: The information you are providing is incomplete and it's difficult to interpret incomplete data, besides its not clear what of congenital heart disease ( if that is what you mean by "CHD"). However, data from patients with tetralogy have shown that high right ventricular pressure is associated with higher risk of ventricular arrhythmia sin the long term ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Only gross damage: A cardiac ultrasound (echocardiogram) will show the size and function of the heart chambers and valves as well as the great vessels entering and exiting the heart. While the echocardiogram will detect wall motion abnormalities it will not detect small areas of damage or plaque build up in the coronary arteries (heart disease). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dilated left heart and reduced lv function. Generalized lv hypokinesia diastolic dysfunction, what to do?
LV dz: See a cardiologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
PAH: Yes it can. In Pulmonary Hypertension, imagine the right side of the heart as a pump and the pulmonary arteries as a dam. When pulmonary artery pressures keep going up, the blood backs up into the pump (heart) and can affect both chambers of the right side of the heart. The Right Atrium can enlarge and the Right Ventricle can enlarge, become thick, or lose ability to pump properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BP 117/72, LBBB, slight elevated EDP 20,EF 50-55, heart function fine. Arteries large, clear. Exercise limited at times.Diseased or dysfunction?cure?
Diastolic: It sounds like you have diastolic dysfunction. You should discuss with your cardiolologist to get an explanation of what is possible in diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more
What?: I've read your question several times and can't figure out what you are asking. Please restate the question. If you are referring to an enlarged liver I would suggest seeing a board certified gastroenterologist and finding out why your liver is enlarged. With proper treatment things may improve. See your doctor. ...Read more
Small left sided heart with abnormal septal motion in ventricle EF 60-65% heart is normal including thickness. Possible pulmonary hypertension cause?
MRI: If you have severe pulmonary hypertension, you may have Primary Pulmonary Hypertension. This is potentially a serious diagnosis. Intracardiac and intrapulmonary shunting must be ruled out. A cardiac MRI and nuclear shunt test can make this determination. These tests are likely only available at a major referral center - London. Good luck. ...Read more
Would one papvr with no other abnormalities in the heart lead to right heart failure? My rv enlarged but normal function and, pressure. Lv normal too.
It is possible: You have elevated pulmonary vascular resistance. Though your RV function is normal it is enlarged. You may want to find out why you pulmonary vascular resistance is elevated. Do you have have a condition that is increasing your pulmonary blood flow? Are you having silent pulmonary embolism that is decreasing the size of your pulmonary vascular bed? Both conditions can raise your pulmonary vascular ...Read more
Possible relation: Cardiomegaly is an anatomical diagnosis which means that the heart is enlarged. Heart failure is a disease state known as congestive heart failure or chf. There are many causes of CHF and cardiomegaly is but one and really not the primary issue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No idea : Sorry never heard of this.Get a more detailed answer ›
Complex: One or more chambers of the heart becomes dilated (frequently from uncontrolled blood pressure, mi, or bad valves). The heart gradually becomes insufficient as a pump, usually because one side gets behind in it's work, then pressure rises within the heart, lungs, or peripheral circulation. Medication to improve the pump and/or reduce the volume to be pumped can compensate for the deficiency. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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