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what is lateral ischemia

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Ischemia: Lateral wall ischemia implies abnormal flow of blood into the side wall of the left ventricle of the heart
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
31 years experience Cardiology
Lack blood supply: Ischemia refers to lack of blood supply. Lateral ischemia refers to diminished blood supply to the lateral wall of the heart.
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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Poor blood flow: Ischemia is when there is less blood flow or delivery of oxygen to tissue than needed. Lateral ischemia means that this is happening to the left sidew ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Several thoughts: Stenosis of the artery to that area anterior is front inferior is bottom lateral is to left of the person in this situation . Ischemia comes from: ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Reversible ischemia: It is ischemia not present at rest but produced by exercise or other demand for increased blood flow through the arteries to the anterior lateral wall ... Read More
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Partial blockage: "Reversible ischemia of the anterior lateral wall" likely came from a nuclear stress test report. It suggests that part of the heart does not get eno ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
55 years experience Cardiology
Ischemia: This term is a desciption of the fact that the front and left sides of the left ventricle are not getting enough blood during stress situations. The l ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes: If an angiogram demonstrates a compatible lesion that is amenable to angioplasty (and stenting), it can be treated with complete success.
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A male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
I assume: You mean your EKG suggest lateral ischemia and LVH(which is short for left ventricular hypertrophy). Interpreting ischemic changes is difficult witho ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Scintographic findin: It's a description, typically from a perfusion scan - generally with a stress test - suggesting a blockage that affects the front/side wall of the lef ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Evolving MI: This could be an evolving mi involving a large territory. Initial best managed is taking Aspirin and going to the er.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
ischemia: Ischemia of any part of the myocardium can be associated with angina, arrhythmia, ventricular dysfunction and infarction.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
55 years experience Cardiology
Ischemia: No. Lateral wall ischemia means that the left part of the left ventricle is not getting enough blood. Unless otherwise specified, it suggests that the ... Read More
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