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left ventricle dilated-lv dys function
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left ventricle dilated-lv dys function
My father is aged 69 years. About 12 years back he underwent for by-pass. Now 4 days back after 2d acho doctor say that he is having heart enlargement and advised to take complete rest. In the 2d acho report it is shown that left ventricle-dilated. LV DYS FUNCTION. What is my father's position and what are the risks factors. Please reply me immediately. I am very much scared. What is treatment for cure.
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Based on the result of the echocardiogram you listed above your father's heart appears enlarged and the function is impaired.  Without having access to the images myself I cannot comment on exactly what the diagnosis is or why this is occurring.  There are particular medications that are helpful when patients have left ventricular dysfunction.  Step 1 would be to discuss with your father's cardiologist WHY the heart is enlarged and not functioning correctly.  Step 2 would be to ensure he is on the right medications for the condition.
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