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Findings of Echocardiograph - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   We took an ECg in which it was said that " ECG - T wave inversion in V2, V3 " Could you help us in its details ?
Doctor :   T wave inversion in V2 and V3 are abnormal
User :   AWhat does it mean in plain language ?
Doctor :   There could be a impending doom to the heart
Doctor :   however they should be correlated with the clinical status as well
Doctor :   Ecg are not specific
Doctor :   Neither sensitive
Doctor :   Only the clinical status is most impr
Doctor :   and it assists in making further decisions
User :   We were adviced to undertake ECHOCARDIOGRAPH ? Will it prove helpful ? and will this prove a complete diaagnosis of the problem ?
Doctor :   May not be a complete diangnosis as a protocol
Doctor :   the ecg leads to ECHO
Doctor :   But many things are known with ECHO
User :   Apart from medications what other normal and natural precautions can be taken for this ? Like walking or any exercise or food restrictions ?
Doctor :   it depends on the cause of the heart disease
Doctor :   there are hundred causes which cause T wave elevation in V2 and V3
Doctor :   So exact determination of the cause should be done
Doctor :   and the right exercise and diet is given by experts like the cardio physiotherapist and dietician
User :   The problem is for a married 43 year old lady, a home-maker ? She has a lot of mental stress and tension ? A frequent worrier.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   is she diabetic, hypertensive, or coronory disease, asthmatic and any other problems
User :   She is a patient of irregular menstruation for last 3 years and suffering from anus-fissure.
Doctor :   Ok just let the ECHO be done and determine the activity of the heart and function
Doctor :   at this stage i cannot say anything good for her
Doctor :   as i said the clinical status is most important in such kind of patients
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye
User :   Thank you doctor !
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