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I have a history of PVC-induced cardiomyopathy. It reversed with an ablation. 3 weeks after ablation, heart function and size were back to normal. since my recovery, I've had several echoes- and EF is always different- first 60, then 55, then 60, then 56 three weeks ago and 65-70 today. Is this level of variance normal? It seems like a big difference to go from 56 to 70 in three weeks. - Asked by M K on 24-Jul-2015 08:32:45

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    Answered by Dr. Shravanthi V on 24-Jul-2015 10:03:20

    EF USUALLY VARIES FROM PERSON TO PERSON .. IF ALL THE ECHOS ARE DONE IN THE  SAME MACHINE THEN THERE SHOULD NOT BE SO MUCH DIFFERENCE .IF DONE IN DIFFERENT MACHINES THEN THERE WILL BE DIFFERENCE.


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