It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Heart Disorders Message Board

Pulmonary Hypertension

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-15-2010, 11:11 AM   #1
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Pa.U.S.A.
Posts: 994
pa235 HB Userpa235 HB Userpa235 HB Userpa235 HB Userpa235 HB User
Post Pulmonary Hypertension

I am a 68 year old female.I had 7 Echo's done over the past 10 years. I was showing left vetricular hypertrophy, I am on B/P meds. I saw a cardio and he said I did not need a Echo for 2-3 years.

I just had one done again, All my ventricles, left and right atrium, aotic root, percrdium
and inferrior vena cave were within normal size and function. Left ventricular hypertrophy was no longer seen.

My report says I now have Aortic sclerosis without stenosis

mitra; annual calification, trace mital regurg.

moderate Pulmonary hypertenion.. The only doppler measurements I can understand is pulmonary sysolic pressure and the measurement is 51.2 mmHg.

I am schelduled fo a hysterectomy and repair of a prolaspe, but see a cardio next Weds.

Of course I did a search and have myself a nervous wreck. I have no symtons.

Any input would be greatly appreciated, how can this all turn up in 2 years?


Myofascal pain syndrome
Arthritis, cervical and thorastic

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Pulmonary Hypertension accessn12 Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 53 05-01-2011 05:31 AM
Pulmonary hypertension Dark Stranger High & Low Blood Pressure 11 04-14-2011 08:55 PM
TERRIFIED... Pulmonary hypertension cahcinderella Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 5 10-10-2010 02:53 PM
Hypothyroidism and pulmonary hypertension ihatemythyroid Thyroid Disorders 2 03-21-2009 04:34 PM
Pulmonary Fibrosis and Hypertension Bettie Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 4 03-18-2008 03:03 PM
Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosis franniej Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 6 08-15-2007 12:04 AM
Pulmonary Hypertension? charcey Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 1 12-13-2005 07:44 AM
Pulmonary Edema Hypertension TiggerFanatic Heart Disorders 1 06-22-2005 12:35 PM
Pulmonary Embolism crabbycdn Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 22 01-20-2004 03:02 PM
pulmonary hypertension becky1954 Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 5 12-21-2003 10:47 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:17 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!