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MakeMeBetter posted:
This is the THIRD TIME I've posted this question since yesterday and I don't see it on the messages. My wife had a cardiac cath done last week(which will have to be repeated Tuesday) and a CT scan done Wednesday that showed a spot on her heart. What do I need to know?
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James_Beckerman_MD responded:
Thanks for your post. I'm happy to help you understand the test result, but I need more information. If you'd like to get a copy of the report and transcribe the results section, I can try to explain it in more detail. Thanks!
 
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff responded:
Dear MakeMeBetter, The reason Dr. Beckerman didn't see your post is because you didn't originally post it on his board. Instead, you posted it on the Heart Disease Support Group Board here: boards.webmd.com/webx?THDX@@.89e25ec5!thdchild=.89e25ec5 If you would give Dr. Beckerman the additional information he requested, hopefully he can help you out. Yours in health, Byroney
 
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MakeMeBetter responded:
Since it is concerning my wife, that's about all I know. We haven't seen a cardiothoracic surgeon yet
 
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MakeMeBetter responded:
I have the print. It reads... Frontal and lateral views of the chest are compared with a portable exam from 7 June 2008. Heart size is again noted to be mildly enlarged but unchanged. Pulmonary vasculature appears normal. No effusions are present. No focal air space consolidations are seen. IMPRESSION-Mild cardiomegaly. No acute disease identified
 
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James_Beckerman_MD responded:
The report seems to say that there is 'no acute disease identified.' good news!


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