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What is anteroapical akinesis

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 56 years experience
Location: Ischemia is a term meaning that that part of an organ (the heart in this case) is not getting enough blood and oxygen. Anteroapical just refers to the... Read More
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Unhappy heart: The anterior apical-tip of the heart is not getting adequate coronary blood flow. Usually left anterior descending artery blockage.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jules Pean
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
During a nuclear stress test we proceed to obtain pictures of the heart before and after exercise. If a defect is present at rest and post exercise we... Read More
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 22 years experience
During cardiac nuclear stress test, 2 sets of images are acquired; the rest images and the stress images. A narrowing ‘blockage” is normal at rest, an... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
ASPIRIN: Beta blocker, ace inhibitor plus nitrates. If medical therapy fails, intervention via cath vs bypass recommended.
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Concern: you appear to have a limitation of blood flow to the heart during the stress of the test that you had as well as the possibility of a previous heart a... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sameer Azhak
Cardiology 20 years experience
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 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 12 years experience
Lack of movement: Akinesia is the loss of normal movement, typically in reference to a muscle. AN a kinetic ventricular septum is lack of movement in the portion of mu... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
CHF: Your cardiologist is best qualified to answer your question. With the use of medications like ACE inhibitors, ARB's and the newer agent Ernesto, life ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Elisha
Rheumatology 3 years experience
Yes: Yes, we are all in the process of dying, only the rate of change is unknown
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not l... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Symptoms: Because you are a medical care provider, it is especially important for you to quarantine and get tested before interacting with patients. COVID 19 i... Read More
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