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Borderline left axis deviation in the ECG report. Explain?

D other ear sir, My name is k muralidharan recently i have taken ecg in that report all are normal but borderline left axis deviation otherwise normal resting ecg can u please explain is theren any problem my bp is 120/80 I am taking sugar tab gliciphasege and amlobet for bp please give me ur opinior with regards murali
Asked On : Tue, 24 Jul 2012
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LEFT AXIS DEVIATION ( LAD ) is one of the most common ECG anomaly observed in 10 % of population and is not necessarily is indicative of any specific cardiac condition.However,LAD may also occur in presence of many cardiac conditions like left ventricular hypertrophy,high blood potassium,inferior wall MI etc.
These conditions should always be explored especially when a person is hypertensive and diabetic,as you are,although controlled.
Answered: Tue, 24 Jul 2012
Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Prasad Akole's  Response
Dear friend, welcome to HCM.
in your case with Hypertension well controlled with treatment,
left axis deviation is a common finding of hypertension (high BP) and is not at all worrisome if the only finding.
so relax and take regular treatment. get a 2 D echo done to quantify LVH , if not already done.(not must)

take care and pl. keep me posted on the progress.
Answered: Mon, 30 Jul 2012
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