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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Perfusion scan: Sparse info given.I assume this is part of a nuclear cardiac study ;an aneurysm of the myocardium is always serious,never "mild";ask the ordering or r ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
See below: This suggests that there is a blockage in one of the arteries in your heart. Frequently the next step is a cardiac cath to further evaluate this. Disc ... Read More
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Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Doesnt make sense: This sounds like a nuclear stress test. The term "irreversible" and "ischemia" never belong together for this test. An irreversible defect is a scar ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
20 years experience Critical Care
Discuss with doctor: During an echocardiogram (ultrasound of heart) the motion of the walls of the heart is evaluated. Hypokinesis (poor movement) of the walls of the hea ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Kaplan
33 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack?: Abnormal wall motion suggests that a heart attack took place. That may be confirmed with a nuclear stress test or a cardiac catheterization. Afterwa ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
It means: potentially serious coronary artery disease that should be followed closely by your cardiologist.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The doctor: Is seeing a density in the left lung base and along the chest wall.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Confusing: Nuclear stress test showed decreased counts in the bottom part of your heart that is due to body tissue vs. Decreased blood flow. This is confusing f ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
"Significant" block: Infer you have had an imaging study, using exercise or a pharmacologic agent to induce or provoke ischemia, and then using an imaging agent like a rad ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moe Zafarani
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Not good: You need a close follow up with a cardiologist for the rest of your life, if you smoke, try to quit ASAP
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It is not: normal, reversible ischemia means that there are areas of your heart that do not get enough blood flow under stress, but do get enough flow at rest. Y ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Stress echo: Depending on the nature of abnormality you likely have disordered heart muscle function in the described areas indicative commonly of coronary artery ... Read More
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