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how do you treat mild septal hypokinesis?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
May not: Require therapy. This just means the wall of the heart between the pumping chambers may not be functioning perfectly. If the rest of the heart is ok probably not a concern.

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A 29-year-old member asked:

How can we cure the patient suffering from global hypokinesis, severe lv dysfuntion?

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Dr. Stephen Camacho
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Severe heart failure: There is no cure for severe heart failure except a transplant. There are temporizing medications that can alleviate the some of the work the heart has to do, but it is not going to make the heart regain function.
A 33-year-old member asked:

What is inferior basilar hypokinesis?

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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Decreased movement: The inferior and basilar part of the left ventricle show decreased movement.Hypo(decreased) kinesis(motility). Usually because of compromised blood supply to that part of the heart because the local coronary has a critical stenosis or there was an infarct because the coronary feeding that area closed or is severely blocked.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: hypokinesis?

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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Wall motion abnormal: Decreased mobility of the walls of the heart than the normal force& speed to eject the normal fraction of the blood from the heart to supply all tissues is hypokinesisno mobility of the wall/part of wall is akinesis -worser than hk. Both hk and ak can involve a part of the heart muscle in the walls of the chambers as well as in the septum separating the chambers of the heart.Cad, viral dz -exampl.
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A 41-year-old male asked:

Normal lv size with hypokinesis of the basal segments of anterior, inferior and inferior septum, otherwise preserved global systolic function & ef 56?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The main: Pumping chamber is not enlarged. Focal area of the muscle dividing right and left not contracting normally. Per beat the heart is ejecting a normal percentage of blood volume.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What is the significance of inferior apical hypokinesis?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Hypokinesis: Hypokinesis on a cardiac echo refers to a less than expected contraction of the heart muscle. This is often seen due to damage of an area of the heart - usually associated with or following a heart attack. Inferoapical means the bottom part of the heart.

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