ECG showed inverted T wave. What does it mean? - Online Doctor Chats
Dr XXXXXXX here
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Today I had My medical report, in ECG column they have told T wave inversion in V2 and V4 what does that mean. I am 44 years old.
May I know if this was as said by the doctor's report or as mentioned in the ECG strip?
They have written on the ECG report, still I have not consulted the Doctor
Let me brief you.
ECG machine reads electrical activity based on the position of ECG leads
and very common we find variations on the strip due to physical conditions, respiratory movements and so on.
So unless verified by a doctor, the readings on the ECG strip is not confirmatory.
For information sake alone,
So I should consult the Doctor
T wave inversion on V2 to V4 leads represent old ischemic changes of the interseptal wall of the heart.
I would suggest you to take a formal report of the ECG from a doctor.
The formal report of the ECG is the confirmatory report of the ECG. Readings on the ECG strip is a computer based interpretation of the findings which as described may not be accurate.
Have you followed?
ECG report from the doctor means where should I get is done.
You could ask the laboratory/hospital/clinic from where you got the ECG to give you the formal report of the ECG.
They should do be able to do that.
Is something major should I get it done knwo only
Based on the computer based interpretation, it's not urgent.
However if the findings are confirmed, i would like you to be on aspirin based medications in future.
So whenever feasible, try contacting the centre for official / formal reports of the ECG.
Hope it is clear to you.
but I am not feeling any uneasyness when I am walking or doing some thing and my Cholestrol is normal.
That's good to know.
As I discussed, the computer based interpretations may be wrong.
hence please confirm this with a doctor.
May I what are the symptons of any Heart Attack
Atypical presentation are varied.
None of the symptoms I have undergone for the past five years.
I understand your concern and it is highly possible that you did not suffer any heart attacks.
May I know the reason why the ECG was performed?
We haveAnnual medical Checkup,that how I got this report.
Where was it done?
We had corportate Health Checkup at our Office and it was done by SRL Lab
Do you receive any final summary of the Health check up?
Yes I have recevied the summarised report.
Most probably the final impression of ECG would have been specified in that report.
and it report they have advised to repeat ECG
Can you send us the scanned ECG report by mail to us.
You can mail the ECG to YYYY@YYYY
To which mail Id should I send
Please mention as ATTN: Dr XXXXXXX in the subject line.
Thanks, Should I address to you Docto
I shall get back to you via a phone call in a hour. (if that is ok with you)
Fine thanks. I will mail you my reports.
Thanks for consulting me.
I will get back to you once I receive the report.
Bye for now.
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