Home HealthTopics Health Centers Reference Library Research
Join us on Facebook Join us on Facebook Share on Facebook

Pulmonary Hypertension

Should I see a specialist for pulmonary arter

11/26/2007

Question:

My lefr atrium is 40 mm from echocardiogram LV diastole 52 I am 75 years

Answer:

When we are evaluating for pulmonary hypertension, we look for changes in the right atrium and the right ventricle on the echocardiogram. I cannot make any suggestion based on the information you provide. However, if you have concerns, do discuss them with your physician.

For more information:

Go to the Pulmonary Hypertension health topic, where you can:

Response by:

Namita   Sood, MD, FCCP Namita Sood, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University