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What Does An Abnormality In A Stress Test Mean
What does "evidence of GI OVERLAP on the interior wall" in stress test means? And also "a non specific T wave abnormality" in EKG
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
My mother had a stress test and it came back showing abnormalities of the heart. What does this mean for her?
Abnormal stress: Tests can have multiple causes. Some are from artifact, some are from blockages that could cause a heart attack, some are from old heart attacks. This really needs to be discussed with her doctor. The next course of action might include an angiogram or medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just had a nuclear stress test. What is decreased perfusion in the apico-anterior &basio interior walls with wall motion abnormality apex/inferior?
Study: The study suggests some congruent wall motion abnormality with areas of decreased perfusion images. You should discuss your full data with your cardiologist who knows you and your cath data and other data. All these things should be collated to present to you what your diagnosis is and what therapy may be appropriate. ...Read more
Can a sinus infection affect a stress test? Echo perfect and stress test had abnormality? And is there a less invasive procedure than angiogram?
EKGs: QTc 474, then 465.Doc said overread due to TWave abnormality which is common in MVP.Said not to worry about Long QT.Passed stress test.Thoughts?
MVP/QT interval: MVP is associated with arrhythmia/long QT interval. Your QT is longer and you have T wave abnormality- low - mid probability of long QT syndrome. Have you had syncope? any other family members diagnosed with prolonged QT syndrome? Consider eval by a cardiac electrophysiologist. Discuss keeping T4- thyroid level in the mid not high range. ...Read more
EKG fine but doc noticed minor abnormality. Stress test, echo, ekgs fine in the past. I drank soda a few hours before and was anxious. could this be y?
Most likely not: John, Most people have "minor abnormalities" in their EKG's. If you already had a normal stress test, echo, and other testing at the age of 23, it was probably a random event, or it could have been flushing and rapid heart rate related to the caffeine in the soda. I would suggest avoiding caffeine, alcohol, and smoking, and if the symptoms worsen or don't go away, go see your doctor. ...Read more
Had EKG q and t wave abnormality.I saw a cardiologist who did an echocardiogram, a 24 halter moniter and an exercise stress test, all normal.Two more EKG had same abnormality. He said i was ok ?
I have mitral valve prolap. Echo was normal, stress test normal, ekg showed bordline left atrial abnormality, suffer from anxiety, should should worry?
Not yet: If u gave mitral valve prolapse, your echo ought bot to have been "normal" as u state but rather show evidence of a redundant leaflet and MVP with or without leaky valve. TheASE has strict criteria for MVP exactly bc it was very loosely being used. Pls reconcile with a cardiologist. SecondECG not test of choice to diagnose "left atrial enlargement" which is what is being suggested . Echo is. ...Read more
"negative" is good: A "negative" stress test means the absence of what is being tested for--i.e. No signs of flow-limiting blockages in coronary arteries. In other words, the heart muscle is getting plenty of blood flow. It's important to note that a normal stress test does not mean the absence of underlying non-obstructive coronary disease. Detecting this may require other tests, depending on your risk profile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In my stress test pr and st segments aren't flat specially in v3 v4 v2. What does this mean? Is it related to my mr?
Nuclear test: It means the images on the test were not normal. You need to discuss with your doctor what the test implications are for you. It isn't so straightforward that one can know from out here. ...Read more
You need a nuclear 1: women have more noise in conventional ekg stress tests. For this reason for a lot of years it was recommended to give dye studies (nuclear stress tests). Frankly all of stress tests fell a bit out of favor except for risk forcasting so we didn't care so much whether it worked. But the dye study gives much more accurate results in women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My stress test results were read to me over the phone by a nurse. What does large anterior reversible midlateral ischemia mean.
Heart of the matter: Please speak with your doctor himself or herself, so you can get individualized answers. The nurse's report sounds like you have signs of reversible damage to the front part of your heart muscle, from not enough oxygenated blood nourishing it. Your doctor can share his/her interpretations of these results, & make suggestions based on your whole evaluation. ...Read more
After an exercise stress test when they say that further evaluation is needed, what does it mean? Do I need further tests? Is it necessary?
Recent stress test shows mild ischemia anterobasally and distal apical laterally. What does it mean exactly?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very mild reversible ischemia my stress test shows there is very mild ischemia in the anterior wall in the LAD territory.What is that mean?
Very mild reversible ischemia my stress test shows there is very mild ischemia in the anterior wall in the LAD territory.What does that mean?
Blood flow: Reversible ischemia means that an area of your heart muscle is not getting adequate blood flow (at times) but then the blood flow "catches up" (i.e. Reversible). The lad is the left anterior descending coronary artery - it's an important blood vessel. The lad may have a blockage - would recommend seeing your cardiologist. ...Read more
So i had stress test done it ame back ok but they said i had reversible ischemia what's that mean am i gonna die? And had 10% positives in the test
Coronary angiogram: Reversible ischemia means that when you exercise part of heart muscle is deprived of blood supply. You are not going to die, but should consult with a cardiologist to see if you need coronary angiogram. Your heart should be at resting stage. Avoid any exercise until you have the work up done. Stress test can be sometime wrong. At age 31 i dont expect you to have coronary artery disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A stress test is a cardiac test which can include walking on a treadmill and monitoring your heart while you are walking. They can also inject you with a nuclear material and do a more comprehensive scan on your heart to check for blockage. They can also do a chemical stress test which omits the need to ...Read more
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