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mild anterior hypokinesis

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
15 years experience Internal Medicine
2 things: 1. A relatively normal EF bit with possibly some focal hypokinesis may suggest ischemic heart disease. 2. The other reported findings on your heart v ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
ECHO: None appears to be concerning but this needs to be interpreted with your symptoms, history, and physical exam.
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Dr. Rony Gorges
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe...: If your having chest pain (particularly with exertion) the apical and anterior hypokinesis could be something that needs to be looked into further. It ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: The low normal left ventricular systolic function suggests that your heart pumps blood out but on the lowish side compared to everyone else. The valv ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sameer Azhak
19 years experience Cardiology
What's the question?: This result indicates a blockage with resultant heart muscle damage (prior heart attack) likely involving an artery known as the "LAD". In this parti ... Read More
Dr. Raeford Brown
41 years experience Anesthesiology
Coronary disease: These findings could reflect coronary disease with the possible suggestion of an old myocardial infarction. If the patient is 27 years old an evaluat ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience 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 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience 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 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
NO: That's not normal but often resolves over time - I assume you're on medical treatment and have been evaluated. Mild forms of dilated cardiomyopathy a ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Incomplete info : It depends on size of diag artery and if u have angina also presure wire studies might help must be on Asa, metoprolol and statin
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiomyopathy: Loss of heart muscle strength in the main pump of the heart. Most commonly from poor blood flow/heart attack/ cholesterol.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Heart failure: Mild global hypokinesis refers to heart function where higher is better. Less than 50% is typically referred to as heart failure. However, there might ... Read More
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