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  • Coreg

    I don't think I have HCM, my echo stress last January showed LVH, mitral and tripsud reg. and mitral valve annular calcification. I will be seeing a new heart dr. on Jan 15 at Wake Forest to find out exactly what is going on. I don't understand about the LVH because my blood pressure I thought was fine unless it was high and I didn't know it.

    I think that the Caridiolite study is just a money jimmick for the hospital.

    I will ask the LVH specialist if I should have one when on Jan. 15 at my appt., since the cardiolite is not scheduled until Jan. 27.


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    Re: Coreg

    What is your septal measurement? Do you have a family history of heart disaese? What has your blood pressure been (normally high, normal or low?)

    The septal measurement is on your echo report, you can get a copy from your doctor.

    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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