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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Pulmonary Infarction

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Describe symptoms/treatments of a mycardial infarction?

Describe symptoms/treatments of a mycardial infarction?

Myocardial infarctio: Usual symptom is unrelenting substernal chest pain with shortness of breath, perhaps lightheaded and nausea. If patient gets promptly to medical care, aspirin, beta blocker, perhaps other platelet inhibitor or thrombolytic agent and other meds; if interventional capable center may rapidly go to cath lab for diagnosis and possible interventional procedure. ...Read more

Infarction (Definition)

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


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Myocardial infarction treatment?

Myocardial infarction treatment?

See a doctor: Anyone who has had a heart attack/mi should be under the care of a physician who can evaluate their risks, cardiac status and prescribe the appropriate treatments. ...Read more

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Can you tell me treatments and drugs for myocardial infarction?

Can you tell me treatments and drugs for myocardial infarction?

Many: Depends somewhat on the symptoms and history and findings. Oxygen morphine rest aspirin then depends on bp, pulse, perhaps then cath and intervention or surgery may come into action. ...Read more

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What is omental infarction? What is the management or treatment protocol for oi?

What is omental infarction?  What is the management or treatment protocol for oi?

Rare but occurs: Omental infraction ( cutting off blood supply ) is rare, mistaken for appendicitis, if small area is involved will recover with non operative management , larger area will need surgical excision of necrotic tissue for early recovery. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for placenta infarction?

What is the treatment for placenta infarction?

Here are my thoughts: Placental infarcts, if they occur in an ongoing pregnancy, would lead me to have concern for the well being of the fetus. So addressing the underlying disease that caused the infarcts is important. In addition testing of the fetus for its well being should occur. I might also treat the mom so that the fetus received the best placental function possible, examples: rest, hydration & possibly oxygen. ...Read more

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Any new latest findings in treatment for st elevation myocardial infarction?

Any new latest findings in treatment for st elevation myocardial infarction?

STEMI: Most recent thing i've seen is a report that stem cell treatment didn't improve ventricular function. This is still very preliminary however. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about reaction in delays in seeking myocardial infarction treatment?

Can you tell me about reaction in delays in seeking myocardial infarction treatment?

Delay=bad: The longer the delay, the higher the incidence of death. Hence the expression, "time is myocardium". ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are different kinds of surgical treatment for myocardial infarction?

Several: Depending on exact findings some coronary dilation stents are suitable. Many with coronary artery bypass grafts some with resection of dead area- aneurysm or valve repair if leaking caused by damage. ...Read more

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Infarct (Definition)

It means an area of tissue death due to lack of oxygen most commonly associated with ...Read more


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Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more