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Causes Of Hypokinesia
From echo?: Assuming you are talking about an echocardiogram reading, this represents damaged or malfunctioning cardiac tissue. This could be from previous heart attack or current poor blood flow. Cure - full cardiac evaluation for current symptoms, treatability and risk factor assessment to prevent further damage. Exercise is the best cure after getting evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart don't squeeze.: I suspect you are talking about a cardiac echo. Global hypokinesis means that the heart as a whole is contracting less well than would be expected. This could be the result of a cardiomyopathy, severe multivessel disease or any one of a number of metabolic or infectious causes. Best to see the one who ordered the test. ...Read more
I have tested eco color doppler report says:
1. Anterolateral and inferolateral hypokinesia
2. Mild lv dysfunction?
Heart: And your 37? It looks like parts of your heart muscle are weakened and are not contracting properly, this of course will need to be addressed by your treating physician to determine the cause. ...Read more
Hypokinesia of Anterior and Lateral walls, does this situation demand operation or is it curable by Medicines?
Heart?: I assume you are describing an echocardiogram of your heart. If so, this indicates that a good portion of the heart is not contracting as it should be. This could be due to a prior heart attack or more worrisome by ongoing lack of blood supply - depends on symptoms and the circumstances of the test. Surgery or medicines would be considered based upon the cause. Talk with the ordering doc! ...Read more
Reversible severe myocardial ischemia 9%,ef 65 % mild infero lateral wall hypokinesia (m,55yr,80kg), what does this mean?
Findings: The first thing it means is that the patient and his doctor need to have a discussion of his status and what further steps if any are necessary. The studies reported above suggest that the patient has coronary artery disease and likely needs diet, exercise, not smoking, medications and perhaps other steps. ...Read more
Heart: These are words used to describe the motion of the heart when it is looked at under ultrasound. Global hypokinesia means the entire heart is not moving as much as it should when it beats. Septal akinesia means that the wall ofheart muscle that divides the chamber is not moving at all. This usually comes from a previous heart attack. ...Read more
Depends: Hypokinesis means abnormally low contraction and wall motion of the segment of the heart. The greater the number of left ventriculuar wall segments with hypokinesis, the worse the overall heart function is, and the greater the chance of developing heart failure and premature death. ...Read more
What should I do for severe hypokinesia of the inferior and basal septal walls in my cardio exam?
Heart attack?: Abnormal wall motion suggests that a heart attack took place. That may be confirmed with a nuclear stress test or a cardiac catheterization. Afterwards, medications are used to prevent more damage from taking place. Damage if untreated may cause progressive weakening of the heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer