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ECHO shows concentric left ventricular hypertrophy, normal lv systolic function, TMT negative for inducible ischemia. Meaning?

dear sir i have made my echo scan and tmt last week i mention my results here please give me explenation about that and tell my hearts conditations. Echo impressions.concentric left ventricular hypertrophy ,normal lv systolic function,no regional wall motation abnormality,no pericardial effusion/coarctation of aorta . TMT negative for inducible ischemia
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Dear friend, welcome to HCM!

The Echo report shows some concentric hypertrophy- increased thickness of the heart chamber.
It commonly happens in long standing high blood pressure and with advancing age.
rest all is normal and the stress test shows no blood supply deficit during stress. So a negative stress test!

So no need to worry.
Importance of LVH can be commented on if we know your age, sex, history of BP and symptoms if any.

Take care and please keep me informed of your progress.
Good Luck!
I hope to have answered your query satisfactorily.
Thank you!

Answered: Sat, 29 Sep 2012
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Hi.. Except for left ventricular hypertrophy , rest of the cardiac function tests are suggestive of normal...
The concentric left ventricular hypertrophy means there is increased thickness in the wall of the left ventricle... for more details you can consult the cardiologist...

Take care..
Answered: Fri, 21 Sep 2012
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