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how long can i treat inferior ischemia

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Depends: First, ischemia implies significant obstruction, so you may be talking about reversing obstruction. Way too much hype and hope on that topic. If you ... Read More
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience Cardiology
Long term changes: Smoking cessation, healthy diet, guided exercise program, weight loss towards ideal body weight, good control of BP and diabetes, keeping cholesterol ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: If an angiogram demonstrates a compatible lesion that is amenable to angioplasty (and stenting), it can be treated with complete success.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Prevention: Fixed strokes have no trearment. However, prevention with treatment of underlying treatable conditions is key. Also, many people have microvascular is ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: on location. Ischemia means lack of blood supply. It may or may not be reversible depending on location of organ involved and etiology of ischemia.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Silent ischemia: You naturally treat it by going to your dr. And follow the advice. Generally this will include diet, exercise and not smoking. Often there will be a r ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Stress ischemia: Under the conditions of physical or emotional stress the more rapid heart rate and higher blood pressure can produce myocardial ischemia. It is treate ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher White
42 years experience Cardiology
Very serious: Ischemia is usually cause by a blockage in heart artery. This what may cause a heart attack. It is often treated with medications. Some patients nee ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Blood flow issue: Colonic ischemia is a bloodflow problem. The question is what is the source. The best initial treatment is hydration for the patient and supportive ca ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Stent or bypass: Colon ischemia means lack of blood supply to colon. Depending on the degree of blockage and the arteries involved it can be treated with stent or bypa ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: If he has no symptoms, he should be at home.
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