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What is septal and apical and hows it treated

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Septal ischemia: It is suggestive of you have high likelihood of having coronary artery disease (block in heart artery). Management (medical therapy vs invasive method ... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Nuclear images: Apical defects on perfusion scans can be left anterior descending disease or can sometimes be false positive. If the patient has no symptoms then diet ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francesco Rotatori
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiology needed: It seems to be a mild problem and probably nothing more needs to be done. However, this should be discussed with a cardiologist, because, in the right ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
You should have: a followup visit with the cardiologist that ordered this study. Best if you follow his/her recommendations for diagnosis and treatment given the comp ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience Family Medicine
A few: Assuming no medication side effects and normal vital signs in addition to no comorbidities that may play into this- daily aspirin, a beta blocker, sta ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Stress test abnormal: It appears there is a narrowing in an artery feeding the part of the heart described in the report
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Echo: Yes there is a small chance echo could be wrong
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Perfusion defect: If stress test done with chemical, the probably not artifact.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Hand on Lt chest: Lt 5th intercostal space 1/2 inch inside the MCL.
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