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There is reverse of redistribution in the mid to distal anteroapical wall which may represent ischemia, and left ventricular ejection fraction 60%, and fixed inferior wall defect What do they mean?
Concern: you appear to have a limitation of blood flow to the heart during the stress of the test that you had as well as the possibility of a previous heart attack but with still good heart pump function currently. Please see your cardiologist for follow up of the limitation of blood flow seen on the current test ...Read more
Cardiac ischemia: I assume you just had cardiac testing. The proceadures a nuclear medicine test. It reveals area of ischemia inadequate blood flow to inferior wall of heart. As partially reversible means probably a portion is heart attack. Remainder of area in jeopardy of injury but with agressive treatment strategy could be salvaged. ...Read more
More info needed: Are you having symptoms or problems you believe to be a result of a vsd that was closed? A vsd may cause problems due to excess blood flow through the lungs, or due to dilation ("stretch") of left sided heart structures. Closure of the vsd, if early enough, reverses these problems, but if closed in adolescence or adulthoot, some problems may not disappear. Many factors contribute. ...Read more
Can you tell me if there's a mental defect present that procludes them from distinguishing between the two?
From distinguishing: Between the two what? Please clarify and re-ask question. Take care. ...Read more
Depends on type: Color vision defect is usually hereditary but can be affected by various meds including some anti-inflammatories, cancer agents, blood pressure meds, pr even aftergastric bypass. In addition recreational drugs can also be problematic. There are other eye diseases that can cause defects. ...Read more
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Location: Ischemia is a term meaning that that part of an organ (the heart in this case) is not getting enough blood and oxygen. Anteroapical just refers to the locasion of the blockage. Antero means front of, and apical refers to the apex of the heart, the part that is directed down and to the left, on the opposite side to the aorta. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type?: Repair depends on the type of ventricular septal defect .. There's perimembranous, av canal type, subaortic and muscular. Need to know if double outlet right ventricle or left ventricle present. Is there a concomitant right ventricular outflow tract obstruction?. Need to stop the heart and saw a patch, were to open the heart depends on type of vsd and associated defects. Timing of repair varies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wondering what are some defects that cause a baby to die before age one even with today's modern medicine?
Conditions/defects: Some conditions that typically cause death by age 1 years old include: Trisomy 18 (Edwards Syndrome), Anencephaly & Pompe disease (early onset). MALES with Aicardi syndrome, Rett Syndrome and Incontinentia Pigmenti type 2 usually either die in utero or shortly after birth. Campomelic Dysplasia- few live past infancy. ...Read more