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Having moderate LVSD, now having mild RV hypertrophy, enlarged RA, aorta, ascending aorta. Indications? Mortality rate?

I have moderate LVSD, with EF 40. Hypokinetic, filling abnormalties...Mild concentric LV hypertrophy , RBBB and prolonged QRS... My recent echo shows nothing has improved.. however in addition to the Left side issues, I now have Mild RV hypertrophy, mild enlarged RA, mild enlarged aortic root and mildly enlarged ascending aorta . What is the average mortality rate at 10 to 12 years for moderate LVSD...? My biggest problems that I struggle are cough and sometimes breathing . Could any of the changes on the Right side effect that, and do the right side changes and aortic root and aorta changes indicate anything? Thanks! Theresa
Asked On : Tue, 20 Nov 2012
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Hi , Welcome to HCM ,
quality of life is more important ,
with low EF also people have good longetivity ,
think positive ,
stay relax ,
take your all medicine regularly ,
adopt healthy life style , eat healthy food , eat green leafy vegetables , fresh fruits ,
avoid fatty food
restrict your salt intake ,
avoid more physical strain ,
be regular in your medicine intake ,
be regular in your visit to cardiologist ,
your quality of life will definately good ,
take care
Answered: Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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