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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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Ischemia (Definition)

Ischemia is a symptom in which a person does not have enough blood supply to a part of the body, making that part of the body "ischemic". For example, in a heart attack, a coronary artery is blocked so blood cannot get to the heart muscle beyond the blockage point. The heart muscle lacking ...Read more


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

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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If my test was positive for stress induced ischemia in the anteroseptal wall, what does that mean? Have I ever had an heart attack before?

If my test was positive for stress induced ischemia in the anteroseptal wall, what does that mean? Have I ever had an heart attack before?

Not necessarily: You need confirmatory testing for this abnormal finding. A high grade blockage in a heart artery could cause this even if you have not had a heart attack. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my test was positive for stress induced ischemia in the anteroseptal wall , what that means have I every had an heart attack before?

What do you suggest if my test was positive for stress induced ischemia in the anteroseptal wall , what that means have I every had an heart attack before?

Ischemia with stress: Hi. Without seeing the test done or the report, we can't say whether or not you've had a heart attack before. At the least, when you exercise and heart muscle oxygen demand goes up, not enough oxygen gets to the anterior wall and the septum to meet the demand. You need coronary angiography, and may need a stent or a bypass operation; you'll need medical therapy in any event. Ask your cardiologist ...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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What does "reversible ischemia of the anterior lateral wall" mean?

Bad problem: Its a lesion that would benefit from treatment. The heart muscle is suffering but has not sustained permanent damage. ...Read more

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Can ischemia of the lateral wall be treated successfully? What is the rate?

Yes: If an angiogram demonstrates a compatible lesion that is amenable to angioplasty (and stenting), it can be treated with complete success. ...Read more

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A person diagnosed an anterior wall ischemia is still fit to work?

A person diagnosed an anterior wall ischemia is still fit to work?

All depends: on type of work. As well as the severity of the disease. Talk to your doctor. May be treated with medication or they may need to do more treatments. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with anterior wall ischemia. Am i still fit to work?

Talk to: yout doctor. May be treated with medication. Or you may need further treatment. Before returning to work discuss with you doctor to be safe ...Read more

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