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Is a small Q wave on an ECG significant?
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Dr. Samuel Hahn
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Probably not
By definition, a "significant" q wave must be > than 40 msec in duration or > than 25-33% (depends on the reference) of the r wave height.
Even by that criteria, many electrocardigraphically significant q waves are seen in people with normal cardiac echo's and mri's.

In brief: Probably not
By definition, a "significant" q wave must be > than 40 msec in duration or > than 25-33% (depends on the reference) of the r wave height.
Even by that criteria, many electrocardigraphically significant q waves are seen in people with normal cardiac echo's and mri's.
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Dr. George Mathew
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: No
Not significant!

In brief: No
Not significant!
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