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HomeAnswersCardiologyx-rayPlease interpret the apicolordotic view of my chest X-ray.

Kindly explain about apicolordotic view in chest X-ray.

Kindly explain about apicolordotic view in chest X-ray.

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Answered by

Dr. Ilir Sharka

Medically reviewed by

Dr. Divya Banu M

Published At June 30, 2019
Reviewed AtDecember 25, 2023

Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

About the result of my son's chest PA X-ray. He is 18 years old, the impression in X-ray result suggests apicolordotic view. What does it mean or explanation?

Answered by Dr. Ilir Sharka

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

As the left atrial volume is apparently dilated and a prosthetic valve implanted, the anticoagulation would be necessary even though LAA closure would minimize the risk of thromboembolism. Both drugs could not prevent aFib (atrial fibrillation) because of persistent mitral stenosis, Digoxin could control ventricular rate during aFib recurrences. Anyway both have potential adverse effects and need follow up.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Ilir Sharka
Dr. Ilir Sharka

Cardiology

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