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If my I have an irregular ekg, but my echocardiogram is normal.....? What does that rule out?

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Dr. Gary Roach
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Structural problems

A number of structural problems with the heart can cause irregular heartbeats and can be detected with echocardiography.
A normal echocardiogram means that the heart irregularity is due to issues other than structural problems.

In brief: Structural problems

A number of structural problems with the heart can cause irregular heartbeats and can be detected with echocardiography.
A normal echocardiogram means that the heart irregularity is due to issues other than structural problems.
Dr. Gary Roach
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Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
Internal Medicine

In brief: See below

Echo checks for wall motion ie prior heart attacks and contractile function of the heart.
Can have abnormal rhythm like atrial fibrillation or cardiac extra heart beats with normal echo.

In brief: See below

Echo checks for wall motion ie prior heart attacks and contractile function of the heart.
Can have abnormal rhythm like atrial fibrillation or cardiac extra heart beats with normal echo.
Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
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