Heart & Cardiology/I need help please

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Hi doctor
I had a heart cath done back in 05/2014 and in that time they told me at the hospital tgat everything looks normal I did it because I had chest discomfort like heaviness and it was most in the right side they did a heart cath through my right arm, and said the chest pain is likely non cardiac today when I went to pick up a copy from my medical record I found a note saying moderately elevated left ventricular diastolic filling pressure and they mentioned nothig about it to me can I know what dies this mean , also it says left ventricular contracility is normal, the lv cavity is normal, LVEDP 23 mmHg, and LV ejection fraction : EF 55%, am a 30 years old female

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Hi Dina,
You have a normal heart function. Whether moderately elevated left ventricular diastolic filling pressures are clinically significant I can't tell, but w/o a full consultation I cannot judge this,
Hope this helps,
Dr T
http://www.cardiachealth.org/

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