Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Is The Septum Of The Heart

Share
1

1
Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Palpitations: You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many other things. You need to be evaluated both with blood tests and possibly with a 24 hour monitor called a holter monitor to see what the heart is doing during these episodes from an electrical standpoint. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
What is basal septum hypokinesis of the heart?

What is basal septum hypokinesis of the heart?

Depends: Hypokinesis means abnormally low contraction and wall motion of the segment of the heart. The greater the number of left ventriculuar wall segments with hypokinesis, the worse the overall heart function is, and the greater the chance of developing heart failure and premature death. ...Read more

3

3
What is basal septum hypokinesis of the heart and is it serious?

What is basal septum hypokinesis of the heart and is it serious?

Well: It usually means there's some problem with Coronary blood flow the now or prior heart attack . The heart muscle is not moving normally. For specific advice consult your cardiologist ...Read more

4

4
What is basal septum hypokinesis of the heart and is it serious?

What is basal septum hypokinesis of the heart and is it serious?

Depends: Hypokinesis means abnormally low contraction and wall motion of the segment of the heart. The greater the number of left ventriculuar wall segments with hypokinesis, the worse the overall heart function is, and the greater the chance of developing heart failure and premature death. ...Read more

5

5
What is basal septum hypokinesis of the heart? How serious is it?

What is basal septum hypokinesis of the heart? How serious is it?

Hypokinesis: We describe the motion of the heart walls in terms descriptive of the motion and the location. Basal septum being described as hypokinetic in the absence of any other areas of wall motion abnormality is difficult to interpret. It could suggest real abnormality or just be a phenomenon of view angle and not really be a big deal. Best to discuss with the reader of the study ...Read more

6

6
How does a hole in the septum of the heart affect a person's health?

How does a hole in the septum of the heart affect a person's health?

Septal defect: depends on size of hole and flow of blood through it. If very small and little flow may not be very problematic. If large size and flow can develop into heart failure and related trouble. Can progress over years and gradually develop trouble. Needs evaluation and follow up by cardiologist. ...Read more

9

9
What would happen if the heart had a hole in the septum or in 1 of 4 valves?

What would happen if the heart had a hole in the septum or in 1 of 4 valves?

Complex question: Atrial septal and ventricular septal defects. Vsd most common congenital heart defect at birth but commonly close during adulthood. Symptoms depend on size and the direction of the flow(rt -lt vs lt -rt). Surgery closure may be indicated. On case of valves we call it valvular regurgitation. Symptoms depend on severity of backward flow and chronicity vs acuteness of the defect. ...Read more