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Doctor insights on: Anteroseptal Myocardial Damage

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What does old antero-septal myocardial infarction mean?

What does old antero-septal myocardial infarction mean?

Q waves of anterior : Septal waves on ekg. Echocardiogram would confirm or dispell heart muscle damage. ...Read more

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Can I use herbalife niteworks for patient with acute anteroseptal wall myocardial infarction?

Can I use herbalife niteworks for patient with acute anteroseptal wall myocardial infarction?

Safety is unknown: Herbalife has many products, and since they are not medications approved by the fda, herbalife products are probably not tested for interactions and side effects like real medicines are. So, that means nobody really knows what side effects there are. If an herbalife user hears of some interaction or thinks she is getting a side effect, she can visit her primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Echo1.Old myocardial infraction (inferior+posterior+antero septal+apical) 2.Severe left ventricular systolic dysfunction. What medicine you prefer?

Echo1.Old myocardial infraction (inferior+posterior+antero septal+apical)
2.Severe left ventricular systolic dysfunction. What medicine you prefer?

A few: Assuming no medication side effects and normal vital signs in addition to no comorbidities that may play into this- daily aspirin, a beta blocker, statin and often an ace inhibitor. Each patient may need different things based on what else is going on. Have a conversation with your doc about it ...Read more

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Define?accute anteroseptal myocardial infarction, atherosclerotic obstructive coronary artery disease, pulmonary edema, cardiogenic shock, hypokalemia

Define?accute anteroseptal myocardial infarction, atherosclerotic obstructive coronary artery disease, pulmonary edema, cardiogenic shock, hypokalemia

Here are some...: A 400-letter space is impossible to address many indicated subjects as questioned here. Why not type in the terms as keywords to search online? Thereby you surely gain a lot of pertinent information to feed your appetite of knowledge. Or you may just ask your doc who should be able to answer your questions to the point much easier. ...Read more

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Why is myocardial tissue different from other tissues?

Why is myocardial tissue different from other tissues?

Myocardium: The heart muscle is striated muscle which contracts on its own. It's the only muscle that contracts on its own. ...Read more

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I have iverted t waves at v1 v2 v3 v4 and also have myocardial bridging could the 2 be connected?

T waves: To my knowledge there has been no study correlating anterior t wave inversions and myocardial bridging. It would be interesting however. ...Read more

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What is myocardial dysfunction?

What is myocardial dysfunction?

Heart muscle problem: This just refers to abnormal function of the heart muscle whether it be due to failure of the heart to pump well (systolic dysfunction) or to relax well (diastolic dysfunction.). ...Read more

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How serious is myocardial ischemia?

How serious is myocardial ischemia?

Maybe very serious: Ischemia means an area of the heart is not getting enough blood usually because of a blockage in an artery. The severity depends on whether it is a major artery or not. ...Read more

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What is the significance of myocardial ischemia?

What is the significance of myocardial ischemia?

Myocardial ischemia: When the heart muscle can't get enough blood flow to supply its needs we call that ischemia. Narrowed arteries, anemia, overgrown muscle and other things can cause it. Chest pain, weakened heart muscle, rhythm problems and other abnormalities may result. It is treated by a combination of therapies. ...Read more

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What causes myocardial infections in young adults?

What causes myocardial infections in young adults?

Viral/Bacterial: Cardiac infections can be viral(bad luck) & bacterial coming from another infection sending bacteria into blood stream (sepsis). IV drug users inject bacteria directly into blood. Even skin infections can become sepsis. But any pneumonia, GI infection(diverticulitis) AsWellAs procedures that enter blood stream like IV site. Never ignore infection, antibiotics can freq prevent this complication. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of myocardial perfusion scans?

What are the dangers of myocardial perfusion scans?

Perfusion scan: read this:

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/test_procedures/cardiovascular/myocardial_perfusion_scan_stress_92,P07979/

Get a more detailed answer ›
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The mortality rate for myocardial infarctions is what?

The mortality rate for myocardial infarctions is what?

Goes up with age: Numbers are approximate: (all comers)
<1980: 20 % mortality
1990: (with thrombolysis):10-15%
2000: (with pci):5-10%
2010: (with drug eluting stents):2-5%
the sooner one arrives, the lower the mortality. Age, lung, kidney and cerebrovascular disease increase mortality. Age is a factor but not as much as the above. ...Read more

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What are the indications for reperfusion therapy of myocardial infractions?

What are the indications for reperfusion therapy of myocardial infractions?

Ekg changes: All pts with an abnormal tracing on thier ekg with st segment elevation in atleast 2 leads needs to go to the cath lab for emrgent cath and reperfusion with ptca. ...Read more

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Myocardial infarction causes?

Myocardial infarction causes?

Many poss causes: Almost all heart attacks are the result of fatty deposits on the inside of arteries that break open and cause clotting which will blocks the artery (and the blood from flowing to the part of the heart the artery feeds). Family history, fatty diet, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and other disorders can all contribute to this process. ...Read more

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What confirms myocardial infarction?

What confirms myocardial infarction?

Toponins,clinic,wall: Acute cardiogenic shock, .Ventricular arrythmias, infarct syndrome, flash pulmonary edema, wall motion abnormalities, syncope, presyncope, cardiac arrest, . It takes 4 hours for troponins to elevate after the infarct begins. That is why clinical symptoms dictate emergent coronary interventions. Troponins may still be normal within minutes of a life threatening myocardial infarct. ...Read more

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What exactly is myocardial infarction?

What exactly is myocardial infarction?

Heart attack: Myocardial infarction is the technical term for what is commonly known as a "heart attack.". ...Read more

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What does myocardial ischemia means?

Cardiac: Myocardial ischemia is what causes chest pain or angina. This occurs when there is plaque that blocks the arteris and reduces flow to the heart muscle. ...Read more

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What does provokable myocardial ischemia mean?

Activity or emotion: The heart may have adequate blood flow to function normally at rest or lower levels of activity. However when you increase the nutrition needs of the heart as with exercise or strong emotions the blood flow is insufficient due to blockages and provokes ischemia which can be detected by various forms of stress test. Chest pain, shortness of breath & fatigue are the common symptoms of ischemia. ...Read more

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How serious is myocardial ischemia and can you treat it?

Very serious: True myocardial ischemia is very serious and life threatening and should receive immediate medical attention. There are numerous ways to treat it, recognizing it is most important. Typicallyconsists of burning chest pain or heaviness, sweating and anxiety; most often with exertion or heavy work. See doctor right away. ...Read more

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What does positive myocardial ab mean with a titer of 1:40?

What does positive myocardial ab mean with a titer of 1:40?

Myocardial antibody: Presence of antibodies to myocardium is a simple but costly blood test generally felt to be significant when present in titres greater 1 in 20 reflect cardiac muscle damage commonly elevated in rheumatic fever following surgery with heart muscle and heart attack not sure what it reflects in your case and why it was ordered. ...Read more

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Anterior wall myocardial infarc patient can be treated with medicines?

Anterior wall myocardial infarc patient can be treated  with medicines?

Yes: An anterior myocardial infarction is usually caused by a sudden blockage of one of the three primary heart arteries, the lad. Emergency treatment consists of a primary angioplasty to restore normal blood flow to the heart muscle. After any heart attack, medications are used to promote proper healing of the damaged heart muscle, to prevent congestive heart failure and future heart attacks. ...Read more

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How dangerous is a myocardial bridge ?

How dangerous  is a myocardial bridge ?

Can be normal: A myocardial bridge is when a coronary artery the normally runs on top of the heart actually dives into the muscle and is compressed with each heart beat. This isn't as bad ad it sounds because most blood flow occurs during diastole or when the heart is relaxed. Very rarely, some bridges can be symptomatic and cause angina symptoms but this should be a diagnosis of exclusion. ...Read more

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Where do most myocardial infarctions occur?

Where do most myocardial infarctions occur?

Varies: You have three main blood vessels feeding the heart - the right coronary, left circumflex, and the left anterior descending arteries. Narrowing can occur in any of the vessels and can be significant in any one or combination of these vessels. Bypass of the left anterior descending artery has shown the best change for improvement in life expectancy. ...Read more

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What conditions does a myocardial biopsy detect?

What conditions does a myocardial biopsy detect?

Myocardial biopsies: Myocardial biopsies can be used to diagnose a number of things microscopically, including transplant rejection (in patients with heart transplant), inflammation (myocarditis), drug toxicity, and causes of hypertrophic or restrictive cardiomyopathy (for example, amyloid,hemochromatosis, sarcoid or other more rare conditions). Neoplasms (benign or cancer) can also be diagnosed. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's myocardial infraction?

Can any doc tell me what's myocardial infraction?

Hmmmm: Not sure what you mean by infraction. This is not a common term used in cardiac care. A typo or wrong word. Did you mean infarction? ...Read more

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What is extracorporeal shockwave myocardial revascularisation" (esmr)?

What is extracorporeal shockwave myocardial revascularisation" (esmr)?

ESMR: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(13)01113-0/abstract

This procedure is NOT proven but has evidence suggesting it MAY help END-STAGE coronary artery disease patients symptom state. ...Read more

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Can myocardial bridge cause lbbb?

Can myocardial bridge cause lbbb?

Bridging: Myocardial bridging is a condition that one is born with and is usually not cause of symptoms. I am not aware of an association between myocardial bridging and left bundle branch block, although it would not be impossible if it were to cause impairment in coronary blood flow. ...Read more