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Severe Global Hypokinesis
Decreased mobility of the walls of the heart than the normal force& speed to eject the normal fraction of the blood from the heart to supply all tissues is hypokinesisno mobility of the wall/part of wall is akinesis -worser than hk. Both hk and ak can involve a part of the heart muscle in the walls of the chambers as well as in the septum separating the chambers of the ...Read more
Heart don't squeeze.: I suspect you are talking about a cardiac echo. Global hypokinesis means that the heart as a whole is contracting less well than would be expected. This could be the result of a cardiomyopathy, severe multivessel disease or any one of a number of metabolic or infectious causes. Best to see the one who ordered the test. ...Read more
My mother in law suffering from severe global hupokinesia of LV, Severe LV systolic dysfunction, Moderate mitral regurgitation, Mild Aortic reg,sv PAH?
Heart Failure: Unfortunately it appears that your mother in law is suffering from advanced congestive heart failure and needs aggressive medical treatment and follow up beyond the scope of this forum. A dedicated heart failure program in your area at an academic hospital is a good place to start. Good luck!! ...Read more
Heart: These are words used to describe the motion of the heart when it is looked at under ultrasound. Global hypokinesia means the entire heart is not moving as much as it should when it beats. Septal akinesia means that the wall ofheart muscle that divides the chamber is not moving at all. This usually comes from a previous heart attack. ...Read more
Wall motion: General grade of wall motion abnormality: Normal>Hypokinetic>Akinetic>Dyskinetic>Aneurysmal Global hypokinesis is overall decreased cardiac function. With akinesis, the severity of injury results in the wall not moving at all. Dyskinetic motion suggests even worse function, and aneurysmal is complete loss of contractility. Myocardial infarct and heart failure are the most common settings ...Read more
Mild left ventricular systolic dysfunctionLeft ventricular ejection fraction 40 % with global left ventricular hypokinesis,Myxomatousmorphology mv?
Heart: With this diagnosis you need to be under the supervision of a cardiologist and follow his advice. ...Read more
My dad is suffering from copd, dilated cardiomyopathy, pulmunary edema , global hypokinesis of lv, severe lv dysfunction, lvef of 25%, moderate to sev?
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
CAN YOU PLEASE GIVE THE REASONS FOR GLOBAL HYPOKINESIA OF LV IN INFANTS dilated chambers ,mild MR mild TR/ mild PAH, severe lv dysfunction?
Sick heart: The things you describe are the description of a very sick heart. Anytime thee is severe left ventricular dysfunction, the heart is not working well. There are numerous things from infections to metabolic abnormalities to autoimmune problems that can cause the ventricular dysfunction. Need a lot more information as to what is going on before can venture a guess in this case. ...Read more
No cure: Treatment will depend on cause. A search for reversible causes should be undertaken. The pt should be assessed for hibernating myocardium, hemochromatosis, severe hypertension, and toxins. A betablocker like carvedilol and an ACE-inhibitor should be administered. Digoxin may also be beneficial. If LBBB is present, resynchronization should be done. Advanced directives should be considered. ...Read more
F age 60
right side paralyzed.
mild senule calcific artic scleros with mild ar.
Mild lv systolic dysfunction.
Mild generalized hypokiensia
ECHO report....: Echo report consistant with possible embolic stroke. Ekg would be helpful. Mom may need coumadin, (warfarin) but in the early stages of the stroke, heparin. There is a large risk of bleeding, so that is why they need to monitor her carefully. No veggitation on the valves, so no sbe. She might have thrown a clot. No evidence of paradoxical emboli either. ...Read more
“stress-induced ischemia of anteroseptal wall apex, basal inferoseptal wall, ischemic cardiomyopathy w/severe L ventricular systolic dysf, ref 30%.
Not good: You need a close follow up with a cardiologist for the rest of your life, if you smoke, try to quit ASAP ...Read more
Poor heart function: The left ventricle is the part of the heart that pumps blood to the body. Hypokinesis means not pumping as well as it should. Global mean the whole left ventricle. Mild to moderate shows the degree of malfunction (as compared to normal or severe). Your doctor can help determine the cause of the poor function, but this could include heart attack, poor circulation, infection, or poor nutrition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Life risk with lv dilated, severe lv dys function, ef20% iw&pw more hypokinetic, moderate as/severe mr, grade 2 diastolic dysfunction?
Prognosis?: We can not tell you life risk except your heart is not functioning right and you need to discuss your case with your treating cardiologist as they have all the information and know treatment you are receiving.There are newer therapies with stem cells and are being used.Discuss with your doctors if you are a candidate for those. ...Read more
Mild fixed perfusion deficit in the distal anterior/anteroapical wall. Mildly enlarged left ventricle. Mild global hypokinesis, with moderate hypokinesis of the inferior and apical walls. Mildly low resting left ventricular ef of 45% post test 51%?
What's the question?: This result indicates a blockage with resultant heart muscle damage (prior heart attack) likely involving an artery known as the "LAD". In this particular case the LAD is likely large with a "wrap around" to the apical inferior region. A cardiac catheterization would be recommended to visualize the coronary arteries followed by possible stenting if the area is "viable" and not scarred ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So complicated: In short, no - migraines are not a hypoperfusive state. The old (not correct) understanding in fact was based on the observation that blood flow often increases with migraines. Like all things in the body, our understanding now is much more complicated. There's a complex interaction between the neurons (primary problem) and the vessels and surrounding structures (secondary). ...Read more