What is the role of ECG in the evaluation of muscular dystrophy?

Updated: Aug 17, 2020
  • Author: Twee T Do, MD; Chief Editor: Jeffrey D Thomson, MD  more...
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Electrocardiography (ECG) is expected to show a right ventricular strain, tall R waves, deep Q waves, and inverted T waves. A cardiologist should be consulted preoperatively because cardiac management may be necessary in the postoperative care of dystrophic patients.


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