Heart Disease Community
enlarged right ventricle
About This Community:

A community of people with Heart Disease to guide and support your heart-health journey. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: symptoms, nutrition, and management.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

enlarged right ventricle


I had an Echo done during my stress test. It revealed an enlarged right ventricle. I brought this to the attention of my PCP. He said my ventricle is normal based on a previous 2d echo I did prior to the stress test. He said that the echo performed during the stress test was a resting echo. They actually measure the ventricles during a 2D ventricle. Is this correct?
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
367994_tn?1304957193
All of my echos where single-dimension images, known as M-mode echo that allows accurate measurement of the heart chambers. There is more sophisticated echo with advanced imaging. At that is the two- dimensional (2-D) Echo and is capable of displaying a cross-sectional "slice" of the beating heart, including the chambers, valves and the major blood vessels that exit from the left and right ventricle.  Yes, your ventricles were measured with 2D.

Thanks for your question and if you have any further questions or comments you are welcome to respond.  Take care,

Ken
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Heart Disease Answerers
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
watford, United Kingdom
11548417_tn?1440481484
Blank
Netherlands
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar_universal
Blank
Avatar_universal
Blank
Avatar_universal
Blank
Ireland
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
Avatar_universal
Blank
remar commented on dominosarah's status
8 hrs ago
Avatar_universal
Blank
ljhomes is ... Comment
Feb 04
Avatar_universal
Blank
Paxiled commented on Worst Foods For An Er...
Feb 04
Heart Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Heart Disease Answerers
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
watford, United Kingdom
11548417_tn?1440481484
Blank
Netherlands
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar_universal
Blank
Avatar_universal
Blank
Avatar_universal
Blank
Ireland