Echo Report & concerns : mitral valve: mildly thickened with mild annular calcification
Aorotic valve: normal structure with mild aoritc root calcification
Summary:Normal LV systolic function, LVEF>60%
No functionally significant valvular abnormalities.
Measurements all normal
I'm a 51 yr. female, normal weight, athletic, good cholestral. I was told I had a normal echo, but when I recieved it in the mail, I am very concerned. Can you please explain what this means & if I can do anything to reverse this? Is this really normal? My echo & nuclear stress test 2 yrs. ago was normal. Thanks!
Mild thickening or calcification of the valves is a normal occurrence. There is no evidence of stenosis or regurgitation of the valves and the ejection fraction is also good. So, you have no reason to worry.
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