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Is Ischemia curable

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Ischemia refers to inadequate blood flow to the heart or other organs. Various techniques such as angioplasty and stents or surgical bypass operations ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Generally: But can be ischemia is caused by low or inadequate blood flow and oxygen delivery to a tissue: heart attack stroke amputation renal failure are ... Read More

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Anterior wall ischem: Ia can be very dangerous. It is also "curable" (i prefer the term treatable in this case) with stents or surgery.
Dr. Richard Sanders
66 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: Anterior wall ischemia means there is a risk of having a heart attack. Treatment at this point is to see a cardiologist for full evaluation of the b ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Heart attack: Or angina. It should be addressed by a cardiologist immediately.
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Arterial blockage.: Ischemia in areas of the heart, as you have related, infers that the arteries that feed these parts of the heart are narrowed such that blood flow thr ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vardhan Reddy
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
U have PSVT: U have paroxysmal supra ventricular tachycardia which can resolve over time. Never had ischemia.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ischemia: I would assume this test was done for a reason, you do not mention symptoms. The results are best discussed with the ordering physician who can provid ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Not sure: Please be more clear about your question. If you're referring to an earlier question, please reference it. If you had a stress test and the results ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Talk to: yout doctor. May be treated with medication. Or you may need further treatment. Before returning to work discuss with you doctor to be safe
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Ischemia: This is usually used to describe results of a stress test which means that with certain provocation (exercise or chemical) you have ischemia ( lack o ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
30 years experience Cardiology
Fast: There is no specific breathing pattern associated with ischemia however more likely to be rapid breathing associated with pain or heart failure.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Sheppeck
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Good Bo: Congratulations on having a normal blood pressure. I assume you have had a cardiac stress test that shows reversible cardiac ischemia. While many pe ... Read More
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