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What is a "fixed photopenia in the anteroseptal segment of the left ventricle" mean? I had a nuclear stress test done.

What is a "fixed photopenia in the anteroseptal segment of the left ventricle" mean? I had a nuclear stress test done.

Not enough info: There's not enough information to comment. It can be a breast artifact. If there's no wall motion abnormality, it's very likely an artifact. ...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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What is an old anteroseptal mi?

What is an old anteroseptal mi?

Old heart attack: This is (if it's real - never trust the computer read on an ekg) a prior heart attack in a specific region of the heart. Essentially the "front middle, " it's usually associated with a prior blockage in an artery called the lad. Discuss with your cardiologist if it's real as you may need medications to decrease future risk of additional heart attacks. ...Read more

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What is anteroseptal infraction means, what is its risk?

What is anteroseptal infraction means, what is its risk?

Heart Attack: Myocardial infarction is the medical name for a heart attack. Antero-septal refers to a region of the heart. An asmi (antero-septal myocardial infarction) can cause considerable permanent heart damage as this would likely involve a large area of heart muscle. Optimally, treatment such as angioplasty would be performed within a very few hours to minimize long-term consequences. ...Read more

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What is anteroseptal infarct?

What is anteroseptal infarct?

Heart Attack: Infarction is a heart attack, anteroseptal describes the location, which is the front wall of the heart, and the wall between the ventricles. This generally would have been cause by an occlusion in the left anterior descending coronary artery. (lad). ...Read more

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What is anteroseptal infarction?

What is anteroseptal infarction?

Anteroseptal: Anteroseptal myocardial infarction is usually caused by occlusion of the left anterior descending coronary artery. This cuts off blood flow to the anteroseptal muscle and infarction(death)of that muscle. We call this an anteroseptal MI or infarction ...Read more

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What is an anteroseptal infarction?

Anteroseptal: Anteroseptal myocardial infarction is usually caused by occlusion of the left anterior descending coronary artery. This cuts off blood flow to the anteroseptal muscle and infarction(death)of that muscle. We call this an anteroseptal MI or infarction ...Read more

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What is an anteroseptal infarction?

What is an anteroseptal infarction?

Anteroseptal: Anteroseptal myocardial infarction is usually caused by occlusion of the left anterior descending coronary artery. This cuts off blood flow to the anteroseptal muscle and infarction(death)of that muscle. We call this an anteroseptal MI or infarction ...Read more

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What is anteroseptal wall ischemia?

What is anteroseptal wall ischemia?

Unhappy heart: The anterior, posterior or inferior all come together at the tip-apex. Septal and usually the -tip of the heart is not getting adequate coronary blood flow. Usually left anterior descending artery blockage. Septal is the inner wall of muscle between the ventricles. ...Read more

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What does consider anteroseptal ischemia mean?

What does consider anteroseptal ischemia mean?

Decreased blood supp: Decreased blood supply to the front and middle of your heart causing pain. ...Read more

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What is the significance of anteroseptal ischemia?

What is the significance of anteroseptal ischemia?

Unhappy heart: The anterior wall is the front septum is the wall between ventricles that part of the heart is not getting adequate coronary blood flow. Usually left anterior descending artery blockage. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's less healthy to eat a segmented orange?

Than what: Less healthy than what? I'm not aware of any specific health concerns with eating segmented oranges compared to, say, other types of citrus. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are grapefruit segments good for someone with diabetes?

Can you tell me, are grapefruit segments good for someone with diabetes?

No: Watery fruits allow sugar to be absorbed too quickly, raise sugar quickly see my diet sheet www.Schwartzdiabetesdoc.Com newsletter#3. ...Read more

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Is health education applicable to all segments and ages of the popluation?

Is health education applicable to all segments and ages of the popluation?

Check with school: One would expect that from a public school system but each state has its own requirements. You should check with your school district. ...Read more

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What is a small size, mild severity, fixed anterseptal wall perfusion defect?

What is a small size, mild severity, fixed anterseptal wall perfusion defect?

Prior heart attack: This represents either evidence of a prior heart attack or an area of the heart receiving very poor blood flow from a blocked artery. ...Read more

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I have told that I have induced ischemia in the anteroseptal wall , what dose she means?

A problem: The heart is like a room with sides. These have anatomical names: anterior posterior septal the anterior-septal is at a junction. Ischemia is a sign of reduced blood flow with exercise( induced) or a chemical. It may require medication and even surgery to eliminate. ...Read more

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What does anterior angulation of the two lowest cuccygeal segments mean? I'm trying to nave sense of this

Pretty much nothing.: The coccyx is the tailbone. You could have been born this way. Perhaps somewhere along the line you fell and broke the coccyx and resulted in anterior angulation. For your purposes it really doesn't make much difference. ...Read more

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What is function of segment V of the liver?

What is function of segment V of the liver?

Same as other liver: (see: https://www.google.com/#q=segment+V+of+the+liver; a result of development & connections) segments. Remove & excrete to bile or process/convert molecules absorbed from intestines (protecting rest of body cells), store a little sugar as glycogen & convert majority into triglyceride fats, manufacture & secrete albumin & lipoproteins, remove bilirubin byproduct of dead red blood cells, etc.etc. ...Read more

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There aremottled radiolucencies seen within the colonic segments?

There aremottled radiolucencies seen within the colonic segments?

See doctor : Hard to comment on this in a meaningful way without knowing whether we are taking about a CT or a plain abdominal X-ray and the reasons it was ordered. Recommend doctor consult preferably with whoever ordered your test ...Read more

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What is sluggish basal anteroseptal motion?

What is sluggish basal anteroseptal motion?

Heart strength: During cardiac catheterization, the overall strength of the heart is evaluated. In addition, the strength of individual segments of the left ventricle are also evaluated. In your example, the strength of the basal anteroseptal segment of the left ventricle is reduced. This suggests injury to this segment, possibly due to coronary artery disease. ...Read more