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Recently I have gone tmt test , the result is "test is positive for provocable myocardial ischaemia" pl. Advise what I should do now.?

Recently  I have gone tmt test , the result is "test is positive for provocable myocardial ischaemia" pl. Advise what I should do now.?

Heart cath.?: Depends on why you had the stress test in the first place, for chest pain? If so, and the test was positive, you need a cardiac cath. And possibly a stent. If you had no symptoms, you might repeat the stress test with a nuclear tracer or echocardiogram. ...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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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

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Person has mild irreversible myocardial ischemia basal2/3of lateral, basal 2/3 of inferior and inferoseptal wall.How it can be treated and wt it mean?

See below: This suggests that there is a blockage in one of the arteries in your heart. Frequently the next step is a cardiac cath to further evaluate this. Discuss with your doctor and see a cardiologist for further recommendations. ...Read more

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How serious is myocardial ischemia?

Maybe very serious: Ischemia means an area of the heart is not getting enough blood usually because of a blockage in an artery. The severity depends on whether it is a major artery or not. ...Read more

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What does myocardial ischemia means?

Cardiac: Myocardial ischemia is what causes chest pain or angina. This occurs when there is plaque that blocks the arteris and reduces flow to the heart muscle. ...Read more

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What does provokable myocardial ischemia mean?

Activity or emotion: The heart may have adequate blood flow to function normally at rest or lower levels of activity. However when you increase the nutrition needs of the heart as with exercise or strong emotions the blood flow is insufficient due to blockages and provokes ischemia which can be detected by various forms of stress test. Chest pain, shortness of breath & fatigue are the common symptoms of ischemia. ...Read more

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What is the significance of myocardial ischemia?

Myocardial ischemia: When the heart muscle can't get enough blood flow to supply its needs we call that ischemia. Narrowed arteries, anemia, overgrown muscle and other things can cause it. Chest pain, weakened heart muscle, rhythm problems and other abnormalities may result. It is treated by a combination of therapies. ...Read more

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How serious is myocardial ischemia and can you treat it?

Very serious: True myocardial ischemia is very serious and life threatening and should receive immediate medical attention. There are numerous ways to treat it, recognizing it is most important. Typicallyconsists of burning chest pain or heaviness, sweating and anxiety; most often with exertion or heavy work. See doctor right away. ...Read more

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