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?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
They are different.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome To HCM. I am Dr Anshul Varshney. I understand your concern.
Pontine is a part if brain stem and it's infarction is considered as a brain stem infarction. In fact Pontine is a nucleus called as Pontine nucleus in the brain stem.
Basal ganglia...

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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 positive for the infarction of the inferior wall. moderate to severe defect that is reversible in the inferior wall and mild to moderate defect that is fixed in the inferior wall. would you please explain terms and condtions? having angiogram in a couple weeks. possible solutions? prognosis? thanks very much!

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Following advice

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

The results show an inferior wall infarction (fixed mild to moderate feeling defect) an a reversible ischemia zone around the infarction area (moderate to sever reversible...

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Got ECG inferior infarction age undetermined what does that mean.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Can be wrong positive

Detailed Answer:
Dear Sir,

Sometimes ECG can be wrong positive especially in case of inferior infarction. Could you, please, attach the ECG and write if you have any complaints or diseases.

Take...

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How can I determine and anterior infarct on an EKG

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
no infarct on the ECG

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

although the automated diagnosis suggests possible anterior infarct, there are no solid electrocardiographic signs of it. ECG is not the most sensitive or specific way to approach potential ischemic damage. Negative troponin assays a few...

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My 21 yr old daughter was diagnosed with a splenic infarction. Testing at the hospital did not reveal a cause. What would the next steps be?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Splenic infarction

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for contacting HCM with your health care concerns

I am sorry to hear that your daughter has had a splenic infarction. There are numerous causes of an infarction but most are due to increased clotting factors, vasculitis or unknown...

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I had a kidney infractions to my left kidney and now my right one is sore and hurts if I lay on my right side and feel sick.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please go in to be seen.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome,

With your history of a previous renal infarction and now having pain and feeling sick, I think you should go in to be seen in the ER now. While your symptoms may be due to other causes such as a kidney stone or a kidney infection...

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Poor anterior R wave progression probable age determined anterioseptal infarction

Please explain

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I would explain as follows:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome on HCM!

Regarding your concern, I would like to explain that a poor anterior R wave progression has several explanations as follows:

- a chronic pulmonary disorder which may lead to right heart enlargement and displacement...

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PR>220, V-rate 50-90 Q>35mS, T neg, 11 111 aVF QRS area>0 in V2
Sinus shythm normal P axis, V-rate 50-99

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I'm waiting for the requested data to be uploaded

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you for asking!
I read your query very carefully.

Before giving you my opinion I would like to check your ecg image by my self. The data you provided are generated by ecg machine, however they should be...

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I found out this morning that a portion of my heart wall (lower part of heart) showed akinetic during an echocardiogram. What does this mean for me and is this reversible?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Probable ischemia to the heart

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to HCM. I understand your concern. Thank you for your question.

Akinezia is used to describe a portion of the heart muscle (heart wall) that has been substrate to acute or chronic ischemia, and the most common cause...

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I recently had a nuclear stress test. All my other test have come back perfectly normal. The first part of my nuclear stress test said that I had no history of my cardio infarction. The down below in the inclusions it read that there was no inducible ischemia. Then it read some infarction. After that everything else looked great as far as my ejection fraction being 80% and no other comments were on there. I haven't had a chance to speak to my doctor as they have not gotten back to me. The part that said some infarction has scared me. Especially since right above that it said no signs of previous infarctions. What could this be?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I would like to directly review your test report:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

I carefully passed through your question and would like to directly review your uploaded nuclear stress report for another second professional opinion.

In general, by...

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Recent questions on  Infarction

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Hello doctor my father is having diabetics past 25 years and we gone for angiogram test.Doctor says that three valves blocked.LAD 75-90% and RCA 50-75% .Further we went for myocardial perfusion scan.That report shows evidence of viable myocardium in major part of infarct zone.(LAD VASCULAR TERRITORY). After that doctor advised CABG.Is there is any possiblities to cure this complication by medicine.

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I had a heat attack 6 months ago. My tropnin level is 26.8 microns/L is this high. I have an infarct as well. I also have COPD. After angioplasty my kidneys worsened and my gfr went from 58 to 48. Which is quite serious, as I had a reaction to dye. Is the damage permanent to kidneys and how large is infarct if troponin level is 26.8 microns/L.

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Res sir
My sister sujata 31 yrs old having complete collpse of left lung secondary to long segment collpse of the left main bronchud.
Acute pulmonary thromboethromboembolism (clot load 10-20%) with pulmonary infarcts in the posterior segment of right lower lobe.
So plz advise us to next procedures with financial estimation.
Yours
Dipak gaikwad
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i cant blink my left eye,slurred speech ,problem with my balance,weakness on my left hand in grasping things,can you please give me advice on the exercises treatment i could do at home i was discharge from the hospital 4 days ago after having cardio vascular disease acute infarct right side thank you

doctor1 MD

Dear Doctor, My ten year old son has chest pains that lasted approx 30 second whilst just standing next to me. 1 "massive" pain 4/5 and two subsequent chest pains when moving that caused him to cry in pain. Would this be a stitch, indigestion...

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My mother, who is 81, has been feeling like she's "drunk" - thick speech and unstable walking. When I ask her if she feels okay, she says she just feels "off". The speech problem comes and goes and if she's sitting down, she feels fine. Any ideas...

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For 3 days I have been light-headed, dizzy on standing, lost balance several times, slight headache. I am a 72 yo woman with COPD , managed hypertension . Should I see a dr? possible causes? Thanks. XXXX

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