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Heart problem due to persisting high blood pressure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Normal left ventricular dimension with inter ventricular septal hypertrophy and normal left ventricular motion and contractility.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so far, it seems normal, with just a age related thickening of the septum of the heart
User :   Normal computed left ventricular ejection fraction of 62%. Normal left and right atria. Normal right ventricular dimension and wall morion.
Doctor :   everything is good, EF is excellent at 62%
User :   Normal main pulmonary artery, aortic root and proximal ascending aortic 2.6 cm dimensions.
Doctor :   ok, normal again
User :   Normal mitral valve, aortic valve, tricuspid valve and pulmonic valve.
Doctor :   good values
Doctor :   Are u there ?
User :   Color flow and Doppler study: tricuspid regurgitation, trace. Normal mitral E/A ratio and isovolumic relaxation time but abnormal pulmonary vein a wave reversal velocity indicative of decreased left ventricular relaxation (stage II diastolic filling pattern)
User :   Normal pulmonary artery pressure by pulmonary acceleration time (117 sec)
User :   I'm 40 years old. Am I okay?
Doctor :   probably due to long standing high blood pressure, there is filling defect of the right heart chamber
Doctor :   this indicates that you need to check your BP and if it is high, tehn control it with medicines taken regularly
Doctor :   Do u have any other medical conditions?
User :   I'm taking 40mg for a long time now
Doctor :   40 mg of which medicine ?
User :   Telmisartan
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You need to continue that and check ur BP if its under control
Doctor :   how has your BP been so far ?
User :   My BP has been normal. Don't smoke and drink. And have daily sports
Doctor :   ok ,
Doctor :   in that case please continue, your telmisartan
Doctor :   other wise u r in good shape
User :   Not much problem?
Doctor :   no not at all
Doctor :   continue ur medicines and u will be just fine
Doctor :   i guess you have moved out of the page
Doctor :   please log back in if you have any medical querry
Doctor :   bye for now
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