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.

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

doctor1 MD

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...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Following advice

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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.

doctor1 MD

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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