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What is anteroseptal wall ischemia?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
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.
Answered on Mar 17, 2020
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