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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Electrocardiogram (Definition)

Electrocardiogram (ecg, ekg) is a print-out of the electrical forces detected by electrodes on the chest wall, as electricity travels through the heart with each heart beat. The electrodes are placed in different positions, and each position "sees" the electrical activity of the heart from its own vantage point. Abnormalities in signal detected at chest surface ...Read more


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What does a normal uterus ultrasound look like?

What does a normal uterus ultrasound look like?

The same throughout: The entire uterus would look the same with out any fibroid s which would look like balls. Also the lining would be thin without any masses. ...Read more

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What does a normal breast ultrasound look like in a healthy person?

What does a normal breast ultrasound look like in a healthy person?

Black&White&Gray: Normal breast tissue will look gray on ultrasound; near the nipple, it is common to see ducts which can have a honeycomb pattern. Most importantly, cancers look very different than normal breast tissue. To the untrained eye, ultrasounds are like a rorschach test--you can see what you want to see in them. ...Read more

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What does low potassium look like on an ecg?

What does low potassium look like on an ecg?

Low T wave: Hypokalemia (low potassium) characteristically creates a low-voltage t-wave and a prominent u-wave on ones ecg; the u-wave can merge with ones t-wave, creating a long qt interval which is associated with cardiac arrhythmias, some of which can be life-threatening. ...Read more

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What does a heart attack look like?

What does a heart attack look like?

Chest Pain: Typically, patients with a heart attack have chest pain, difficulty breathing. The pain can sometimes move to the arm or the jaw. But, it greatly depends on the individual patient and the other medical conditions he or she has. For instance, paients with diabetes can sometimes get a heart attack without any chest pain at all, because the diabetes damages the nerves around the heart. ...Read more

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Mri of knee what looks normal and what does not look normal?

Mri of knee what looks normal and what does not look normal?

Knee MRI: Normal knee MRI can mean a range of things. It can mean nothing wrong was found, it can also mean nothing unusual or unexpected was found. It is best to go over your MRI results and images with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does mean if your stools look like a rope?

What does mean if your stools look like a rope?

Means: less frequent bowel movements (Stool "fills up" the lower descending colon/rectum) and /or HIGH FIBER consumption! In any case does not sount "serious" Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I passed a stress echocardiography with all normal results including normal imaging. What does that mean? What does passing say about my heart health?

I passed a stress echocardiography with all normal results including normal imaging. What does that mean? What does passing say about my heart health?

Can handle stress: A normal stress echo shows that the heart is behaving in a physiologically normal way during a physical stress. It implies that coronary circulation as well as contractility can handle physiologic stress adequately. It tells us that if chest pains are occurring that they are unlikely to be due to significant coronary disease, and that the risk of a heart attack is low in the near term. ...Read more

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What does a "q-wave" mean on an ekg?

What does a "q-wave" mean on an ekg?

It depends: Sometimes it can just be a normal variant, sometimes reflects an old heart attack. Your physician can tell you which of the two it is. ...Read more

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What does a normal CT scan look like and how can u tell if there is abnormalities?

What does a normal CT scan look like and how can u tell if there is abnormalities?

Very broad question: Ct scans are interpreted by radiologists, specially trained doctors who spend many years learning how to identify abnormalities on medical imaging studies, including ct scans. The radiologist knows in great detail what the body is supposed to look like on a ct scan and searches systematically for anything out of the ordinary. Sometimes abnormalities are obvious, but they can be very subtle. ...Read more

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What does an abnormal mammogram look like?

What does an abnormal mammogram look like?

It varies: There are a variety of ways for a mammo to look abnormal: microcalifications, a mass, a distortion of the normal architecture, an asymmetry, skin thickening, abnormal lymph nodes, dilated ducts, global or regional stromal changes. ...Read more

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What does a normal uterus look like on a transabdominal ultrasound?

What does a normal uterus look like on a transabdominal ultrasound?

Look here: Look here at transvaginal us image of the uterus: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ultrasound-images.Html. The uterus is generally harder to visualize in its complete extent on transabdominal images, but this is a close approximation of what is seen in transabdominal ultrasound (transvaginal is the better of the two). ...Read more

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What does an echocardiogram look for?

What does an echocardiogram  look for?

Echo: Echo shows cardiac structure and function. It gives a lot of information about the heart. It is a basic test used in cardiologic evaluation and is indicated in many conditions including ischemia. ...Read more

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What does a lipoma look and feel like?

What does a  lipoma look and feel like?

Soft and rounded: It would be a rubbery soft, rounded lump under the skin. They often feel like they move around underneath the skin too. ...Read more

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What does a healthy throat look like?

What does a healthy throat look like?

Here is a nice : Lateral view: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/throat-anatomy/img-20006208.

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Had a normal echo, normal EKG and a normal heart monitor what does that mean?

Had a normal echo, normal EKG and a normal heart monitor what does that mean?

Not necessarily norm: Ecg is notoriously inaccurate, especially in the detection of ischemic heart disease. You should find a physician who offers multifunction cardiogram in his office. It is the most accurate in the detection of ischemia in women! please go find one, and it may save your life! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read more

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