... I just recently had a MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION SCAN.The results were, Probable abnormal images, with a mild reversible inferior wall defect suggestive of Inducible Ischemia. ... (3 replies)
... Exercise stress echocardiography was used to identify inducible ischemia, defined as any wall motion abnormality seen at stress but not at rest. ... (3 replies)
... erior wall defect" indicates some mild reduction of blood flow to the inferior wall during exercise, but normal blood flow at rest. Usually stressed reversable ischemia indicates significant blockage present. ... (18 replies)
... test is positive for inducible ischemia at moderate workload in anterolateral plane by st criteria
PT DEVELOPED SIGNIFICANT ST-T CHANGES IN ANTEROLATERAL PLANE WITHOUT ANY SYMPTOMKS AT MODERATE WORKLOAD.
ECG CHANGES PERSISTED BEYOND 6 MIN OF RECOVERY
OCCASIONAL VPCS PRESENT AT REST
DISAPPEARED DURING EXERCISE AND REAPPEARED DURING RECOVERY.
NORMAL HAEMODYNAMIC RESPONSE.... (0 replies)
... There is evidence of myocardial infarction in the inferolateral and the inferobasilar regions. Mild borderzone inducible ischemia cannot be excluded, though GI traceer interference might be resposible. Global left ventricular systolic function is mildly reduced. Exercise capacity is normal. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks Kenkeith for valuabe informaton , I consulted one Doctor he told me that because my hemoglobin was low (about 8.7) that could be reason for such chest pain and that is why I must continue Iron supplements. In Canada it is not easy to get right doctor and right path forward. I will welcome any more information and any further recommanded test/medicine which I can try... (18 replies)
... Any diagnostic test for the heart other than an angiogram is totally inconclusive. Thalium, EKG, Echos are only preludes to FINALLY calling for a amgiogram. ... (18 replies)
... I posted my stress test result some way in this board before. Please let me know what is your follow up? ... (18 replies)
... The exact word of my Nuclear Medicine Test:
Rest BP 105/60 Rest HR 77 Excercise duration 6:56
BP 160/80 Peak HR 160 % target 91 METS 8.4
ST SEG > 1.0 mm horizontal V4-V5 within 6;5 min
ST downsloping began early -ST decrease V4-V5 within 6' 50"
PERFUSION PORTION HISTORY
SPECT tomographic images demonstrate a small mild intensity reversible defect in the distal... (18 replies)
... Some more informations about why I went for test. Occasional mild Chest pain and pain in left hand. Father died of heartattack at very early age. (18 replies)
... I am very much thankfult for the information. Some words are difficult for me to understand. My angiogram test was done yesterday. Report will be given to me by doctor after some days. However the Dr. ... (18 replies)
... Basically the test is showing some evidence of some small degree of arterial blockage. This is not certain though. ... (18 replies)
Ischemia ( in greek isch=resteriction & hema = blood) is restriction of blood supply to an organ, due to reasons such as coronary artery disease. Ischemia causes hypoxia (shortage of oxygen supply) and damage/dysfunction to the organ/tissues.
Inducible ischmemia means ischemia occurs if the person is provoked-say by anactivity, but disappears once the activity... (1 replies)
... You had mild artery blockage in the area described shown by test perfusion, and the condition returns to normal. There is no ischemic heart damage shown by left ventricle is pumping normally. ... (6 replies)
... My question is in two parts. 1. Is the stress test, a postive stress test for Angina Pectoris and 2. Would both test justify a reason to have a diagnostic catheterization procedure done. Also, is there a test to determine if the stress test is really positive. ... (6 replies)
... The treadmill exercise report stated "Positive exercise stress for inducible myocardial ischemia by EKG critera. ... (3 replies)
... Angina pectoris is a symptom of myocardial ischemia or infarction caused by an imbalance between myocardial oxygen supply and demand. ... (1 replies)