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  • I have some abbreviations - What do they mean?

    Hi Everybody -

    I was wondering if anybody could tell me what these abbreviations mean. I can guess at some of them, but I would rather be sure

    LVd (cm) 2.10 (Normal = 2.5 - 3.2 cm)
    LVs (cm) 0.90 (Normal = 1.5 - 2.2 cm)
    IVSd (cm) 1.10 (Normal = 0.45 - 0.65 cm)
    PWd (cm) 0.90 (Normal = 0.45 - 0.6 cm)
    AoR (cm) 1.80 (Normal = 1.3 - 1.8 cm)
    LA (cm) 2.10 (Normal = 1.8 = 2.6 cm)
    RV 1.00 (Normal = 0.3 - 1.5 cm)
    FS (%) 57 (Normal = 28-44 %)
    EF (%) 92 (Normal = 64-83 %)
    BSA (m2) 0.54 (Normal = 1.45-2.22 m2)

    Also - "Trivial regurgitation of the tricuspid valve was present" Is this bad?
    Mom of Keanu
    4 years old (will be in March)
    Dx at 2 days old with Biventricular hypertrophy
    Dx at 6 weeks with HOCM
    Dx at 5 months with V-tach
    Dx at 3 with Noonan Syndrome

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    Hi. Please check out this link: http://www.4hcm.org/phpBB2/viewtopic...ght=echo+lingo

    This will tell you most of what you need to know. As far as the trivial regurgitation goes, that means that the mitral valve leaks a little bit, but it is of no concern. Hope this helps.

    Reenie
    Reenie

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    Husband has HCM.
    3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.

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    • #3
      Okay - Thanks
      Mom of Keanu
      4 years old (will be in March)
      Dx at 2 days old with Biventricular hypertrophy
      Dx at 6 weeks with HOCM
      Dx at 5 months with V-tach
      Dx at 3 with Noonan Syndrome

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      • #4
        percents

        hi

        EF is ejection fraction --how much blood is getting pushed out of the heart. I don't know what the other two %s are.

        S

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        • #5
          Reenie,

          You are so resourceful!

          Karen

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          • #6
            Reenie,

            The original post indicated the tricuspid valve but your reply stated mitral. I assume a simple mix up eh?

            Bob
            Cleveland Myectomy Crew
            Member since November 2002

            \"Chance favors the prepared mind!\"

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Robert Hartwell
              Reenie,

              The original post indicated the tricuspid valve but your reply stated mitral. I assume a simple mix up eh?

              Bob
              Bob, you are right. I did goof that up. Had mitral valve on the brain since that's the one that is normally affected by HCM. The regurgitation that SheliRenee's child has doesn't necessarily have anything to do with his HCM. Thank you for pointing that out for me.

              Reenie
              Reenie

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              Husband has HCM.
              3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.

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              • #8
                If tricuspid valve regurgitation is not normally associated with HCM, is it normal in a person without HCM? Is it something that can get worse or does it usually stay the same (yes, I know that everybody is different, but I'm just talking a general idea here)?

                :P
                Valve leaks are common and I would not be overly concerned with this matter.
                Lisa
                Mom of Keanu
                4 years old (will be in March)
                Dx at 2 days old with Biventricular hypertrophy
                Dx at 6 weeks with HOCM
                Dx at 5 months with V-tach
                Dx at 3 with Noonan Syndrome

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                • #9
                  Many people will have "trivial regurg" of different valves, but it is never known or documented because there has been no obvious reason to do an echo. If the echo is done, it is the responsibilty of the interpreter to note any abnormal findings, so it will be written on the report if seen. It is not of significance to necessarily require treatment, but once seen, must be noted. I've always clarified with the cardiologist that "trivial" meant the same to both of us, and then there are no unanswered questions. Ask to be sure. Linda

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                  • #10
                    Re: I have some abbreviations - What do they mean?

                    Hello,

                    The link referenced in post #2 of this thread doesn't work and I can't seem to find the info through a search. Is this information still around someplace and I just can't find it?
                    Mitral valve repair and septal myomectomy May 1999 @ 36 yo. No ICD.

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                    • #11
                      Re: I have some abbreviations - What do they mean?

                      Wow you found an old thread here - this dates back almost 5 years! Boy time flies!

                      What were you looking for specificly the site has changed a great deal in 5 years, but all the data is still here...somewhere

                      Lisa
                      Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
                      YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

                      Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
                      lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
                      Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
                      Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
                      Currently not obstructed
                      Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)

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                      • #12
                        Re: I have some abbreviations - What do they mean?

                        I'm trying to decipher my echo report. The OP listed some things on an echo and many of the same abbreviations I see on mine.
                        Mitral valve repair and septal myomectomy May 1999 @ 36 yo. No ICD.

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                        • #13
                          Re: I have some abbreviations - What do they mean?

                          I'm reposting the thread so you can maybe click on it now. If not, it's titled Echo Lingo and the author was Lisa Salberg. It was originally posted on 2/20/2003. You can search that way too.

                          http://www.4hcm.org/forums/showthrea...ighlight=lingo
                          Reenie

                          ****************
                          Husband has HCM.
                          3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.

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