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myjrzgrl posted:
anyone els have this
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cardiostarusa1 responded:
Hi:

My older sister (a health nut) was diagnosed with left bundle branch block (LBBB) some years ago, and after she had all the appropriate diagnostic tests (in her case, gated-SPECT scan with Myoview, and an echocardiogram) performed, it was deemed benign/harmless (possibly she was even born with it, though she had no other previous ECGs to compare it to, no baseline).

LBBB, is a commonly seen electrical conduction abnormality during a routine resting electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG), that is often associated with coronary artery disease (CAD), though can occur in some heart-healthy individuals.

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Bundle branch block

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Causes, significance and treatment

Bundle branch block (BBB) is a relatively frequent finding on the electrocardiogram.

Sometimes BBB itself needs to be treated; sometimes it indicates significant underlying cardiac disease that needs to be treated; and sometimes it has so little significance that no treatment is necessary at all....

http://www.heartdisease.about.com/cs/arrhythmias/a/BBB.htm

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Bundle Branch Block

Symptoms

If there is nothing else wrong with your heart, you probably will not feel any symptoms of bundle branch block. In fact....

Treatment

In most cases, bundle branch block does not need treatment. But patients who have....

http://www.texasheart.org/HIC/Topics/Cond/bbblock.cfm

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