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Symptoms Of Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
Is mild right ventricular hypertrophy can always be detected by the ECG? Or it needs only Echo to be seen? Does it have signs and symptoms?
Symptoms : May depend on the etiology of RVH. It can be identified on EKG ...Read more
Hypertrophy is an increase in size of an organ or tissue, or a particular part of the body. Examples include muscle hypertrophy due to lifting weights, ventricular hypertrophy (enlargement of a ventricle of the heart) due to high blood pressure or other heart disorders, or prostatic hypertrophy (enlargement of ...Read more
RVH: Every finding such as RVH requires an etiologic diagnosis. That is 'why do you have RVH?' If real right ventricular hypertrophy is present there should be an explainable cause and then the cause may require treatment. ...Read more
It is rare comparing: to the left side.Get a more detailed answer ›
Rvh: Need to know more to advise but half hour daily walk is a good start. ...Read more
ASD=RV volume load: This may be a matter of semantics/terminology. Sometimes, patients with an atrial septal defect (ASD) are labeled as having a patent foramen ovale, as both lesions occur in the same spot. If there is an asd, there can be sufficient left-to-right shunting at the atrial level, resulting in rv volume overload, rv enlargement and rv hypertrophy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had 5 ECG's in the past, i had another one today, but this one said "consider right ventricular hypertrophy" could it be wrong? really worried.
ECG: ECG's are now automatically read by a machine which prints out an interpretation to a pattern. The patterns reflect the integrity of the electrical system of the heart. At your age, and normal ECG's you need to consider other non cardiac reasons for chest pain such as gastric reflux, gas, abdominal pain. RVH is a person your age is rare. Get a consult from a good cardiologist. ...Read more