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What does 'loss of anterior precordial forces' mean in an EKG result?

submitted by Ken from Pennsylvania on 1/5/2014

Answer:

by Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, Patrick J. Cook, MD  

Patrick J. Cook, MDThis wording can mean any of a number of things, and can even be associated with a normal heart.  EKGs are a crude gauge and are often falsely abnormal.  The results should be interpreted in context with your physician.  

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