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Interpretation of the ECHO results - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   can anyone interpret my echocardiogram results?????????????
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
Doctor :   please proceed with your ECHO findings.
User :   OK WHAT IS ECI 18CM
User :   HELLO
Doctor :   I am sorry, you will need a cardiologist to interpret specific results
Doctor :   And I would recommend you to consult a cardiologist with your report
Doctor :   such that the report and its findings can be correlated with your present health condition and symptoms
Doctor :   I can give you the link to consult a cardiologist at a discounted rate which will effectively make this chat with me free
User :   FINE
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Doctor :   do you want t o proceed with discussion about thymic tumor?
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Doctor :   visit this link to consult a cardiologist from my panel
User :   ??
Doctor :   yes there are possibilities of having anterior mediastinal mass
Doctor :   anterior mediastinum is actually divided onto 3 compartments with various structures in them, which can give rise to masses like soft tissue swelling, tumor or cysts.
Doctor :   In adults, thymomas and lymphomas (both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin) are the most common anterior causes for having an anterior mediastinal mass
Doctor :   other causes include germ cell neoplasms, and mediastinal thyroid mass
Doctor :   what symptoms do you have at present?
Doctor :   most common symptoms of anterior mediastinal masses include most common symptoms are chest pain and weight loss, fever, recurrent bronchitis or pneumonia, symptoms due to compression of blood vessels like superior vena cava syndrome or airway obstruction
Doctor :   A definitive diagnosis for anterior mediastinal masses can be made with needle aspiration or needle biopsy
Doctor :   are you there?
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