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Old Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction
Myocardial Infarction means some of the heart muscle dies because of insufficient oxygen supply. Most often this occurs because the coronary artery is blocked by plaque & clot. Other causes include tears in the artery wall, extremely high oxygen demand (eg, rapid arrhythmia, heart valve disorder, or severe systemic illness.) Prompt treatment can minimize heart damage & ...Read more
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Hi iam 40rs old male suffering from extensive ant. Myocardial infarction I do catheterization since one andhalf year ago , does i need another cath?
Anterior MI: If you had an mi, you should be on a program of diet, exercise, and multiple medications including aspirin, beta blocker, ace inhibitor and statin drugs in general. You don't mention whether you have had bypass surgery or stenting procedures. If you are without symptoms on your regimen, you likely don't need another angiography at this time but should discuss your status with your cardiologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible inferior myocardial infarction probably old. Possible abnormal ecg...Does this mean i had an attack? I am diabetic and workout daily.
Hypertensive patient is 52 years old in 2011 was the second time in recent myocardial infarction time blood pressure is not stable?
Not sure: Not sure what your question is. Please clarify. ...Read more
Anterolateral myocardial infarction probably old came up on the ecg. My doctor said its nothing to worry about, can I have an easy to understand defin?
A 64-year-old white male appears to be depressed 2 weeks after hospital discharge for a myocardial infarction. How to combat this depression?
Ekg say flat t waves in v4v5v6.Check av block of higher degree. Absolute arrhythmia, atrial flutter.Inferior myocardial infarction, probably old, normal?
Many poss causes: Almost all heart attacks are the result of fatty deposits on the inside of arteries that break open and cause clotting which will blocks the artery (and the blood from flowing to the part of the heart the artery feeds). Family history, fatty diet, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and other disorders can all contribute to this process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart stroke: A heart stroke is also known as a myocardial infarction or heart attack. A blood clot forms in a heart blood vessel. This cuts off flow to a part of the heart and that part dies. This can cause pain, rhythm and pumping disturbances. These things can result in disability or death. ...Read more
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