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Old Anteroseptal Infarct
44 year old female that had had chest pain and was put on a 12 lead the other day and was diagnosed with anterosrptal infarct. Is this serious ?
When the blood supply of a tissue is compromised by whatever mechanism, the tissue will stop working and if blood flow is not restored, the tissue will eventually die ("infarct", both verb and noun). The clinical picture that runs with development of an infarct ("heart attack"; ...Read more
39 yr old male weightlifter. Hypertension palps. Ekg says old antero septal infarct. Consider inferior ischemia. I don't believe it. No pain w exercise?
Contour abnormality consider anterolateral infarct consistent with inferior infarct probably old what does that mean?
Need moreinformation: Was this a nuclear stress test? infarct means a prior heart attack you mention two different walls of the heart . Tests can have artifacts and can sometimes have false positives - will need more information such as history , indication for the test , risk factors for heart disease etc ...Read more
Likely incidental: It is difficult to answer without detailed history whether you ever had sudden paralysis, weakness or speech difficulty in the past. In view of your young age it may be only incidental radiological ct scan or MRI scan finding. Why was imaging done in the first place. Only your neurologist or ordering physician can explain better. ...Read more
My Ekgs show possible old infarcts, age can't be determined. I was told all ekgs show that. My CXRs, show cardiomegaly. What does that mean?
very often: If you have no history of heart disease, this is likely to be wrong. It's based on abnormal voltage of the r wave in lead v2 and is very often due to lead placement. If your doctor moves the leads around a little (usually going up or down a rib interspace), the infarct pattern often disappears. An echo or nuclear stress test can also rule this out. ...Read more
Meaning of st elevation in anterior leads. Old septal myocardial infarct to be ruled out. Sinus rhythm.
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