Infarction

What is Infarction?

An area of tissue necrosis caused by impairment of arterial or venous blood supply due to mechanical factors (emboli, thrombi) or to blood pressure alterations.

Questions and answers on "Infarction"

what is a pontine lacunar infarct and is it the same as basal ganglia lacunar infarct?

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Brief Answer:
They are different.

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Welcome To HCM. I am Dr Anshul Varshney. I understand your concern.
Pontine is a part if brain...

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info from doctor's reports from ischemic PET scan with stress test.
moderate to severe peri-infarction ischemia in the inferior wall and there is...

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Brief Answer:
Following advice

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you for asking!.
I read your query and understood your concerns.

The results show an...

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Got ECG inferior infarction age undetermined what does that mean.

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Brief Answer:
Can be wrong positive

Detailed Answer:
Dear Sir,

Sometimes ECG can be wrong positive especially in case of inferior infarction....

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