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I have told that I have induced ischemia in the anteroseptal wall , what dose she means?

I have told that I have induced ischemia in the anteroseptal wall , what dose she means?

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 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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What is the significance of microvascular ischemia?

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 more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is microvascular ischemia?

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

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Can microvascular ischemia be diagnosed with an mri?

Can microvascular ischemia be diagnosed with an mri?

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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Can an elevated hs-crp mean microvascular ischemia?

Can an elevated hs-crp mean microvascular ischemia?

Hs-crp: Hs-crp is elevated in many conditions, but not specific to ischemia, including infection and inflammation. If elevated in a person with increase cholesterol level, that means they are at increase risk of heart disease event and the chesterol should be treated. ...Read more

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Can microvascular ischemia (brain) be treated?

Can microvascular ischemia (brain) be treated?

Prevention: Fixed strokes have no trearment. However, prevention with treatment of underlying treatable conditions is key. Also, many people have microvascular ischemia, but many don't have prominent symptoms from this. ...Read more