Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
174 Doctors are Online

Had ECG. What are the findings from the report?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2007
Answered : 1649 Questions
Hi I am 42 years old. Recently did a ECG which said " Sinus rhythm minor mid and left pre-cordial depolarization disturbance, consider ischemia LV overload or a-specific change. What does it imply. My BP is normal over past 6 months. I am not over weight or diabetic.
Posted Sun, 24 Nov 2013 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Lohit K 2 hours later
Brief Answer: needs further evaluation. Detailed Answer: Hi Thanks for using XXXXXXX I went through the query and understood your concern. I like to explain about the readings first and them about the reading. ECG readings depends on the position of leads, distance from heart, any metals you are wearing and also depends on the person who is taking the ECG (correct positioning and applying the leads). The readings that comes with ECG may get influenced by all the above factors and based on pre feeded information even for minor variation in graph the report will come as a problem. So need not to worry if you don't have any symptoms and signs (clinical features) suggestive of cardiac problem and your general physical examination and cardiac examination does not reveal any problem. So be relaxed. The report suggests that there is slight problem in the initial phase of action potential that is required to generate cardiac contraction in the mid and left pre cardiac area due to decreased blood supply (ischaemia). This requires further evaluation using 2D echo, cardiac enzymes and other investigations as suggested by doctor based on the initial evaluation. Hope this answered your query and is useful to you. Feel free to ask if any related query. Wish you good health. Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Cardiologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor