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Doctor insights on: Anteroseptal Hypokinesis

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My fathers doctor walked into his room , said you've had a heartattack at some point. Then mentioned anteroseptal hypokinesis with no explanation.?

My fathers doctor walked into his room , said you've had a heartattack at some point. Then mentioned anteroseptal hypokinesis with no explanation.?

Silent attack: Some people suffer silent heart attack--no pain or warning, thus not known to the affected. Diabetics and women are more likley to sufffer this type. Anteroseptal means front-middle-wall, hypokenesis =not moving well. Without more info, it is hard to tell. I would suggest asking the doctor caring for your dad who may provide the answer you seek. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hypokinesis (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Echo stress test shows "severe hypokinesis of the mid and distal anteroseptal segments". What is this?

Echo stress test shows "severe hypokinesis of the mid and distal anteroseptal segments".  What is this?

A portion of the: heart is not moving ( pumping ) .There can be several reasons for this and none of them are good.Visit with the testing doctor for what needs to be done about it.Good luck. ...Read more

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I have chf, ef 19%,latest tests say I have Severe global hypokinesis, left ventricular is enlarged.Lg anteroseptal defect ,reperfusion?

I have chf, ef 19%,latest tests say I have Severe global hypokinesis, left ventricular is enlarged.Lg anteroseptal defect ,reperfusion?

Low ef: I need more info. Any history of heart attacks or cardiac interventions? Are you taking your meds and are you adherent to low salt diet? Sorry more info is needed.. ...Read more

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What is inferior basilar hypokinesis?

What is inferior basilar hypokinesis?

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. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hypokinesis?

What is the definition or description of: hypokinesis?

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. ...Read more

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What is global severe hypokinesis?

What is global severe hypokinesis?

Hypokinesis: Global severe hypokinesis means the whole heart is contracting poorly. It implies very significant heart muscle dysfunction. ...Read more

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What is basal inferior hypokinesis?

What is basal inferior hypokinesis?

Heart movement: One thing cardiologist look on a 2d echocardiogram is the heart movement. When there is an infarct or an area of the heart not receiving enough blood, the movement is slower that the rest. Hypokinesis means that: decreased movement, in this case of the inferior wall. ...Read more

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What is the significance of inferior apical hypokinesis?

What is the significance of inferior apical hypokinesis?

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. ...Read more