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What is anteroseptal wall ischemia?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 34 years experience
Idirect evidence: Stress tests using a nuclear tracer may show a defect on the scan if a blockage is present. An anteroseptal defect is one that implicates the left anterior descending artery. Stress tests are a screening test and can have a 15% false positive rate.
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Unhappy heart: The anterior, posterior or inferior all come together at the tip-apex. Septal and usually the -tip of the heart is not getting adequate coronary blood flow. Usually left anterior descending artery blockage. Septal is the inner wall of muscle between the ventricles.

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