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Old 03-05-11, 20:50
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Can an ECG pick up Heart Failure/Heart Disease?

Anyone know, Just curious, Thank you.
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Old 03-05-11, 20:56
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Re: Can an ECG pick up Heart Failure/Heart Disease?

Well it will pick up any abnormalities with the heart but would probably be combined with something like an echo as well.

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Old 16-07-11, 15:55
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Re: Can an ECG pick up Heart Failure/Heart Disease?

yes it can my mums cardoligst diagnosed cardio miopathey of her ecgs she then had a echo to see how much damage x
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Old 19-07-11, 18:13
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Re: Can an ECG pick up Heart Failure/Heart Disease?

Yes it can, my husband was tested as he was having an heart attack plus he also had a blood test as well to confirm it the heart attack.
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Old 05-01-12, 19:27
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Re: Can an ECG pick up Heart Failure/Heart Disease?

ECGs are pretty damn good, they also can see if you have had any previous cardiac issues from the after -effects of them which influence your heart beat and circulation. If you're coming up AOkay, 95% chance is - you're a-okay!
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Old 28-03-12, 11:38
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Re: Can an ECG pick up Heart Failure/Heart Disease?

I have had 24 of them In the past 12 years... always come out perfect... so why do I still worry about having a heart attack?
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disease, ecg, failure or heart, heart, pick

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