A 24-year-old member asked:
What is inferior ischemia?
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Cardiology 36 years experience
Inferior WALL??: Could this be inferior wall ischemia? If so, this refers to the inferior wall of the heart, i.e. Location (bottom) of the ischemia. Ischemia indicates a lack of blood and therefore oxygen & nutrients to any part of the body, in this case the bottom of the heart.
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Vascular Surgery 35 years experience
Lack of blood flow: By inferior, i suppose you mean inferior wall ischemia... Which would be decreased blood flow to the inferior wall of your heart.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
What is inferior basal ischemia?
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Cardiology 22 years experience
Lack of blood: Flow to the basal bottom part of heart muscle during stress & usually amenable to medical therapy. Also may be artifactual on nuclear stress test due to diaphragmatic attenuation.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
What is ischemia?
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Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Lack of blood flow: Ischemia is a lack of blood flow so that that the organ or extremity is not recieving an adequate amount of oxygen.
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