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What is a blockage on the heart?

What is a blockage on the heart?

Several types: There are several types: electrical, hardening of the arteries which is the usual, and psychological. I think it would be more correct to say "in" the heart. Hrs www, thpmc.Org. ...Read more

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What is a left branch blockage of the heart?

What is a left branch blockage of the heart?

Left bundle branch: I presume you refer to a left bundle branch block found on an ECG . This is a slowing in electrical current flow through the left side of the heart. You could possibly also be referring to a block in a branch of the left coronary artery. I cannot tell from your wording which type ...Read more

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I was diagnose with myocardial and was told i have a 30% blockage in my heart. I am so scared and was not explained what i need to do?

I was diagnose with myocardial and was told i have a 30% blockage in my heart. I am so scared and was not explained what i need to do?

Heart : You need to have better info from your cardiologist, where is the blockage what if meds or precautions you need etc , it all depends several factors which should be known by your doc ...Read more

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I have to go get a heart capator done . They think i may have a blockage in my heart. How risky is the process , and what mite they do?

I have to go get a heart capator done . They think i may have a blockage in my heart. How risky is the process , and what mite they do?

Catheterization: You are referring to a catheterization and coronary arteriography. A small tube is introduced into your artery system and passed to the heart where measurements and dye injections are made. The dye is visualized inside the heart on xray flouroscopic machines and recorded digitally. The risks are low. ...Read more

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Can you tell if there's s blockage in the heart with a EKG ?

Can you tell if there's s blockage in the heart with a EKG ?

Possibly.: An ECG may be entirely normal, even with severe blockages. An ECG can suggest blockage with changes that occur when the heart is actively receiving reduced blood flow, and will often show damage that has already occurred. Observing the ECG during exercise (stress test), particularly if coupled with an image such as echo or nuclear scan, will be more helpful in screening for blockages. ...Read more

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Is doing the stress test the best way to find an arterial blockage in the heart?

Is doing the stress test the best way to find an arterial blockage in the heart?

Sometimes: The appropriate test is influenced by the patient's prior cardiac history and procedures, sex of the patient, the presence of abnormalities in the patient's baseline ekg and the ability of the patient to excersize. ...Read more