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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   sir, i am 45 years old. i am now having some problem in my heart. my para meters are; glucose random 130/ total cholestral 180, hdl 43 ldl 120, urea 43 but my b.p iis 130/230. there are no aymtom in my body. i have consulted the cordiologist. he told me as Hypertension heart disease and LVI dysfunctioning. what ic this? is this is curable by Medical management. pl answer.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Let me read the query.
Doctor :   Do you mean your BP is 230/130?
User :   yes exactly
Doctor :   May I know if an Echo cardiogram has been done?
User :   yes Echo was done . result shows LVI dysfuncting other medicalmterm was not clear tome
Doctor :   May I know if you have the values of Ejection fraction as mentioned in the Echo?
User :   What is Ejection fraction pl.clear it.
Doctor :   Ol
Doctor :   *Ok
Doctor :   let me brief you.
Doctor :   Hypertension can lead to changes in the heart described medically as hypertrophy.
Doctor :   This doesn't cause much concern.
User :   particularly i want to know that this may be managed by medicalmanagement or it needs surgeory.
Doctor :   That should be fine.
Doctor :   Since all other parameters of Echo are normal.
Doctor :   The condition can be managed by medical drugs.
Doctor :   you also proper hypertension management and
Doctor :   some amount of fluid restriction will be necessary.
User :   I am not clear about your answer. is it neccessary to under gone any kind of surgery
Doctor :   Please confirm your phone number.
Doctor :   I shall call you.
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