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What causes ischemia to show on ekg

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Dinerman
Cardiac Electrophysiology 34 years experience
Not sure : Not sure how an ECG can show hardening of heart muscle. It could show signs that may be related to previous damage of heart muscle. Damage of heart m... Read More

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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Probably: normal for you but you should have a stress test
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
WOW: Quite a plethora of symptoms, findings. Not sure if all connected. I would start with that ischemia see if it is real or not . See your doctor sounds ... Read More
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
These are urgent.: You may have reduced kidney function, high blood pressure and an infection not helped by tamiflu. You need to see a doctor urgently for an examinat... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
No: Even with a 12 lead EKG, ischemia is often not detectable at rest.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lance Berger
Cardiology 31 years experience
Cardiology consult: Left ventricular hypertrophy on echo and an abnormal ECG should be eval'd by cardiology who can help decide if this is truly abnormal or if it is due ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
ECG abnormality: T wave abnormalities are usually non-specific, especially if you are an otherwise healthy young woman. The computer read-out should always be confirme... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Ischemia.: The unfortunate thing here is that young women can potentially have heart disease - we often overlook this possibility. So we should not take this fi... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
Cardiology 33 years experience
ECG changes after MI: The electrocardiogram may be permanently affected by a significant myocardial infarction. It sounds like your tracing may have T wave inversion or ST... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Tolstrup
Family Medicine 30 years experience
ST-T wave changes: ST-T wave changes often are non-specific and may not mean anything. There are some ST-T changes that are the hallmark of heart attack, but I doubt thi... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Possible: if the leads are placed in the correct position but a NEGATIVE STUDY does NOT exclude cardiac ischemia completely. It's certainly worth the study how... Read More

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