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Is ischemia reversible? What is the most recommended medical treatment?

Is ischemia reversible? What is the most recommended medical treatment?

Yes: Ischemia is caused by low or inadequate blood flow and oxygen delivery to a tissue: heart attack stroke amputation renal failure are sequellae of ischemia reversible mostly unless tissue death medication, ( nitroglycerine), bypass , angioplasty, can all increase circulation and reverse ischemia. ...Read more

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Dr. Cynthia Thaik
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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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Should i be concerned if my mother has ischemia and i want to know what the best medical treatment for this and is it reversible?

Yes: Yes, you should be concerned. There are volumes written on the best treatment - that's the beyond the scope of this forum. It's not reversible but it is treatable and controllable. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my mother has ischemia and I want to know what the best medical treatment for this and is it reversible?

See below: It's not generally reversible without an intervention (either percutaneously or with surgery). The best medical treatment consists of : aspirin, beta blocker, statin, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. Correction of anemia, hypoxia, and not smoking. If angina persists, a nitrate and/or ranolazine can be added. ...Read more

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My father has cerebral ischemia. What is the best medical treatment for this?

Mess: Controlling HTN with meds, , lipid control with meds, diabetes control, smoking cessation, anti platelet therapy, becoming active, eating a well balanced diet, etc. ...Read more

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I have a mild reversible mycardumyocardial ischemia due to muscle bridge LAD . is it dangerous & treatment. please?

I have a mild reversible mycardumyocardial ischemia due to muscle bridge LAD . is it dangerous & treatment. please?

Talk to cardiologist: A muscle bridge is a strap of muscle running over the top of the artery. When the muscle contracts it squeezes down on the artery and narrows it causing reduced blood flow to that part of your heart. It can cause angina. If it is a threat - treatment would be to cut the band. The other option may be medication. Since the diagnosis has been made-discussion with your cardiologist is the plan. ...Read more

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What is the treatment regime for ischemia?

What is the treatment regime for ischemia?

Multiple drugs: Anti platelet agents such as aspirin, plaivix. Beta blockers such as atenolol or metoprolol. Vasidilators such as nitroglycerin. Occasionally anticoagulants such as Heparin or lovenox (enoxaparin). Coronary intervention such as angioplasty, stenting, and bypass surgery. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for ischemia? Will it cure it permanently?

Depends: Nothing cures it. Meds, angioplasty, and bypass surgery all have their place depending on the specifics and all can be highly effective but they don't cure. ...Read more

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Symptoms of hand ischemia. What is treatment?

Symptoms of hand ischemia. What is treatment?

Pain, pallor: And pulselessness....Treatment is revascularization or removal of arterial compression. ...Read more