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Dr. Marcus Romanello
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Prior heart attack: This represents either evidence of a prior heart attack or an area of the heart receiving very poor blood flow from a blocked artery.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Clarify with your DR: What your mentioning is perhaps occlusion of the arteries in the lower part of your heart. Ask your dr more questions and clarification. Best wishes ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
39 years experience Cardiology
See a cardiologist: While not alarmingly so, this is an abnormal stress perfusion study, which might indicate coronary artery disease. Please see a cardiologist.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Abnormal or positive: That is an abnormal test that will need the timely attention of a cardiologist. Based on your symptoms, electrocardiographic changes and physical exam ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
Imaging: Imaging tests are an indirect way of evaluating the various organ systems. Some tests provide numeric values with an attached range of 'normal va ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Perfusion defect: Hi, was the defect reversible or irreversible? The perfusion defect simply means that there is reduced blood flow to a part of the heart muscle, there ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
What is the question: Rx depends on other factors like your symptoms Weight associated medical conditions like DM high Cholesterol etc. discuss with your cardiologist pleas ... Read More
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
A 87-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Test result: If I presume your Dad is the 87y/o person listed on this then the test result has good implications. The gross implication is that there is coronary a ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sameer Azhak
19 years experience Cardiology
Mild abnormal result: It means the nuclear stress test showed a small area with abnormal blood flow during exercise and also abnormal during rest. Could indicate a blockage ... Read More

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