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What is the significance of apical ischemia?
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Location& blood flow
It depends. S the ischemia reverisble or irreversible? Was it detected on a nuclear stress test? Assume it's reversible as seen in a nuclear stress test.
Apical refers to the location - at the apex.As for significance, along with other indications, i might suggest a clinical correlation via an angiogram or ccta. The significance could not be determined without a cath or cct.

In brief: Location& blood flow
It depends. S the ischemia reverisble or irreversible? Was it detected on a nuclear stress test? Assume it's reversible as seen in a nuclear stress test.
Apical refers to the location - at the apex.As for significance, along with other indications, i might suggest a clinical correlation via an angiogram or ccta. The significance could not be determined without a cath or cct.
Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Charles Jost
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In brief: Unhappy heart
The anterior, posterior or inferior all come together at the tip-apex.
Apical-tip of the heart is not getting adequate coronary blood flow. Usually left anterior descending artery blockage.

In brief: Unhappy heart
The anterior, posterior or inferior all come together at the tip-apex.
Apical-tip of the heart is not getting adequate coronary blood flow. Usually left anterior descending artery blockage.
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