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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Decreased movement: The inferior and basilar part of the left ventricle show decreased movement.Hypo(decreased) kinesis(motility). Usually because of compromised blood su ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Wall motion abnormal: Decreased mobility of the walls of the heart than the normal force& speed to eject the normal fraction of the blood from the heart to supply all tissu ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Hypokinesis: Global severe hypokinesis means the whole heart is contracting poorly. It implies very significant heart muscle dysfunction.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hypokinesis: Hypokinesis on a cardiac echo refers to a less than expected contraction of the heart muscle. This is often seen due to damage of an area of the heart ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Wall hypokinesis: I assume your are talking about your heart. It means that these parts of your heart are not squeezing well when it beats. Can be due to an old heart ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
How old is he?: We need more history. Was he symptomatic / or a casual observation. Apical hypokinesis is decresed participation of apex of heart in the contractile f ... Read More
A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Heart movement: One thing cardiologist look on a 2d echocardiogram is the heart movement. When there is an infarct or an area of the heart not receiving enough blood, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
May not: Require therapy. This just means the wall of the heart between the pumping chambers may not be functioning perfectly. If the rest of the heart is ok p ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Hypokinesis: Lv hypokinesis is an abnormal finding and can if severe hypokinesis can be quite serious.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience in Internal medicine
Depends: Hypokinesis means abnormally low contraction and wall motion of the segment of the heart. The greater the number of left ventriculuar wall segments wi ... Read More

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