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I have told that I have induced ischemia in the anteroseptal wall , what dose she means?

I have told that I have induced ischemia in the anteroseptal wall , what dose she means?

A problem: The heart is like a room with sides. These have anatomical names: anterior posterior septal the anterior-septal is at a junction. Ischemia is a sign of reduced blood flow with exercise( induced) or a chemical. It may require medication and even surgery to eliminate. ...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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What does it mean mildly positive to ischemia?

What does it mean mildly positive to ischemia?

Arterial blockage.: Ischemia in areas of the heart, as you have related, infers that the arteries that feed these parts of the heart are narrowed such that blood flow through them reduces with exertion. It means these areas of the heart are vulnerable and further testing is needed and intervention may be necessary. ...Read more

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What does it mean to be mildly positive to ischemia?

Test positive: Stress testing is a functional cardiac test for coronary disease treadmill, dipyridamole, or other stressors are used to elevate heart rate and oxygen need. If ekg or echo or nuclear changes are identified that signifies stress ischemia and a positive test. That usually means a heart catheterization is coming. ...Read more

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Result as I mentioned above, ie: mildly positive to ischemia?

Not sure: Please be more clear about your question. If you're referring to an earlier question, please reference it. If you had a stress test and the results were positive for ischemia, then you need to see a cardiologist for further evaluation, but that is the extent of advice i can give you with the limited insight I have in your problem right now. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the report says mildly positive to ischemia?

What does it mean if the report says mildly positive to ischemia?

Arterial blockage.: Ischemia in areas of the heart, as you have related, infers that the arteries that feed these parts of the heart are narrowed such that blood flow through them reduces with exertion. It means these areas of the heart are vulnerable and further testing is needed and intervention may be necessary. ...Read more

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My TMT test report says "the study is BORDERLINE POSITIVE for provokable ischemia". What does this mean?

My TMT test report says "the study is BORDERLINE POSITIVE for provokable ischemia". What does this mean?

Arterial blockage.: Ischemia in areas of the heart, as you have related, infers that the arteries that feed these parts of the heart are narrowed such that blood flow through them reduces with exertion. It means these areas of the heart are vulnerable and further testing is needed and intervention may be necessary. ...Read more

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My sister aged 32 had frequent chest pain , we took tmt test , it came positive for provocal ischemia. What is provocal ischemia? How to cure it.

See cardiologist: You mean provocable ischemia. That means the heart suffers from lack of blood when provoked by stress. This usually is a sign of coronary artery disease. But sometime people can have such symptoms without it as well. The next thing to do is to see a cardiologist, check cholesterol and lipid, BP etc.And get treated for all those problems with medicines first. ...Read more

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My treadmill test positive for provocable ischemia with rescued specificity....What does it means?What can I do now?

More info: Not sure exactly what type of test was done and why a young pt like you was stressed. If no imaging was used i suppose a stress test with ecocardiographic imaging would be helpful. How far did you walk and what are your risk factors would be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Father had cabg 4 yrs bfr his age now 60 yrs. Al test normal lvef 67% tmt result TMT borderline positive for induced ischemia , serious or wat to do?

Father had cabg 4 yrs bfr his age now 60 yrs. Al test normal lvef 67% tmt result TMT borderline positive for induced ischemia , serious or wat to do?

Cardiology eval: Need to go to a cardiologist and possibly get a cardiac cath done under fluoro to see patency of coronary arteries, flow and blood distribution, etc. to get all the answers you seek... ...Read more