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What Is The Significance Of Microvascular Ischemia
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Microvascular damage: Microvascular ischemia is the change that can occur in certain tissues after they are deprived of oxygen. This process can occur most commonly in diabetics and hypertensives. It affects the eyes (retina), kidneys, brain and other very oxygen dependent tissues. Great question by the way. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Small vessels: It's a diagnosis of exclusion. When there is evidence of circulation deficiency but all the major vessels are normal, the implication is that the small vessels are responsible. These are too small to image. ...Read more
Yes: Microvascular ischemia is typically described in the white matter tracts of the brain. This is very often seen in the elderly and does have a differential diagnosis. In some instances demyelinating disease such as ms can have a similar appearance. Other considerations would include migraine headaches, leukoencephalopathy and lyme disease. ...Read more
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