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Avatar m tn Hello and hope you are doing well. The results reflect an abnormal stress test. It means that there poor perfusion to the apical segment of the heart indicating ischemia (loss of blood supply) to that segment.. The ejection fraction is below normal. The ejection fraction is a useful measure of left ventricular performance. The normal range is 63-77% for males and 55-75% for females. It reflects the pumping capacity of the heart. The end diastolic volume is normal.
Avatar m tn I just had a myocardial stress imaging test. The results indicate under perfusion data: Abnormal with Evidence of a large sized, moderate intensity, septal base to apex, anteroseptal and inferoseptal, fixed defect. I did talk to the doctor, not a cardiologist, about this but do not understand what it is or the implications. I would appreciate an explaination of what this means in lay terms. Thanks so much.
Avatar f tn The patient had not symptoms during the exercise stress test 3.The TID is normal at 0.
Avatar m tn The imaging test can miss blockages. I had a nuclear imaging stress test with mixed results: EKG portion was positive for ischemia, but the imaging portion was negative. No areas of perfusion were found, and risk=0 score was assigned for that portion of stress test, leading to overall "moderate risk" score. One month later I had a cardiac catheterization - found significant blockage in all three main coronary arteries, and needed bypass surgery.
Avatar n tn My dad's myocardial perfusion test has shown the following findings: Could you explain it layman's language. How is his present state?
Avatar f tn A week and a half ago I had a exercise stress myocardial perfusion scan done. Some of the results are as follows: 1. Good functional aerobic capacity patient achieving 10.1 METS. 2.At peak exercise ekg reveal sinus tachycardia with lmm horizontal ST depression . . .consistent withy stress-induced ischemia. 3.Normal SPECT myocardial perfusion scan . . .4. Transient ischemic dilation of the left vetrical with TID of 1.42 suggestive balanced ischemia. 4.
Avatar f tn Help! Im scared! Im 48 yr old female, have had benign palpitations for 15+ yrs, but have NEVER had chest pain/discomfort before. Very overweight-high bp, otherwise healthy. Had the H1N1 flu in mid-November. Was left with terrible cough, treated w/ antibiotics. Noticed few weeks into Dec that when I would walk a distance, that my chest would burn-like when you breathe in cold cold air. Well, its cold-cold here, so I figured that was it. It continued. The cough went away. Saw my reg Dr on 12/21..
Avatar m tn Hi! The results of the test indicate that you had a heart attack or myocardial infarction as it is technically called some time back—maybe you were aware of it and maybe you were not. It resulted in a small defect in the inferior-lateral aspect of heart, but the defect has not further affected the function of heart. Post stress ejection fraction or the force with which the left ventricle of heart pumps blood to the rest of body after an exercise is good at 70 percent.
Avatar f tn Hi, My chest pains/breathlessness don't happen just "every now & then". They happen several times an hr (when I'm active and sometimes when I'm sitting & watching TV). What is SOB? It can't mean the same as what I think of my cardiologist. He doesn't tell me anything except.. the Myocardial Bridge is not serious... you've had it all your life and it never bothered you before...".
Avatar f tn Nuclear Test Portion of test is where I have my questions. Impression: Myocardial perfusion imaging shows normal tracer uptake on the resting images. Stress images show a new small midly revesible defect in teh anterior wall. This appears consistent with a small amount of anterior reversible ischemia. However, shifting soft tissue/breast attenuation cannot be excluded. Gated analysis shows normal systolic function and wall motion with ejection fraction of 66%.
Avatar m tn Had a stress test at local VA and just got results online, not sure what the results mean. Fixed defect noted in the posterolateral wall involving approx. 10 to 15% of myocardium consistent w/old myocardial infarction. Subtle hypokinesis noted corresponding to fixed defect. Tract gated left ventricular ejection fraction is 59%.
Avatar f tn Hi, Had a MPT last week for atypical chest pain - I would appreciate an interpretation of the following - The stress ECG was non diagnostic for ischaemia. The myocardial perfusion study is abnormal, there is nonuniform perfusion in the mid to apex-anterior and anterolateral segments which partially improve in the stress image. The left ventricular systolic function post stress is normal, with LVEF of 60%. I am a 69 yr.old female/weight 63kg/height 163cms.
Avatar n tn I just recently had a stress test with Myocardial Perfusion Scan and need someone to explain the results in terms that I can understand. The short axis reveals a dilated left ventrical with a mild to moderate decreased uptake of Cardiolite involving the inferior septal and inferior apical wall without redistribution. The vertical axis reveals a moderate defect involving the mid anterior wall but there is decreased uptake of Cardiolite involving all of the myocardial segments.
907729 tn?1244177963 I have been having chest pains and shortness of breath and the feeling that I am full. I am on many meds. I had another stress test and I am just not real sure of what the results all mean. Tried talking to my doctor, but he didn't explain it real well. he just said he wants to do another catherization. I was wondering if you can explain my results for the nuclear Spect Imaging Study? Findings: 1. Left ventricle appears at least borderline enlarged.
Avatar f tn test with myocardial perfusion imaging revealed mild to moderate ischemia involving the basal anterior septum and mid anterior septal walls. He is status post recent (4/7/08) four-vessel bypass graft with a LIMA to the LAD. My husband has been labeled a walking piece of plaque by his cardiologist. With his open-heart surgery being so recent, with him being diabetic, and he has never had any symptoms of his illness - should this recent test be looked into further by your opinion?
Avatar m tn The radiologist suggests comparing the results of the stress test with this other test. Have you or the patient spoken with the cardiologist about these results?
Avatar n tn Hi Anjulito, It is hard to know how much weight to put into these results. Was this an exercise stress test with nuclear imaging? I know you want to know specifics, but my approach is to be a bit more general. I think people get lost in details of studies and medications and miss the big picture. Regarding the results of the nuclear imaging,it appears that year heart pumping function is mildly reduced. If the results are correct, there is muscle damage to your heart.
Avatar n tn They can't agree on why I did so well on the stress test. Q. Can some one do this well on a stress test, ie 13.5 minutes and still have major heart problems? What's next?
Avatar f tn My husband is 66 and recently had a SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Study (stress test). It was essentially normal, with the exception of the following: "there is a moderate sized reversible defect of the inferior and apical walls". The left ventricle was normal in size and the ejection fractions were 57% at rest and 63% post stress. The internet resources suggest that such a defect could be indicative of a prior silent heart attack. Is this true?
Avatar m tn Results of Nuclear Stress Test Analysis of the images demonstrates a small reversible perfusion abnormality in the distal anterolateral wall near the apex. Remaining perfusion is unremarkable. the myocardial thickness is normal and the luminal diammeter is unremarkable. The gated study demonstrates normal wall motion with a normal ejection fraction at greater than 70 percent Impression : Small reversible perfusion abnormality in the distal anterolateral wall suspicious for ischemia.
Avatar n tn I have a couple of questions regarding Echo and stress test results. Echo results? 1) If you show mild mitral,pulmonic, and tricuspid incompetence on echo could you tell me if this is something very minor? 2) Does this mean it will eventually correct itself or is it possible to worsen over time? Stress test results: 1) can you tell me what is meant by sinus rhythm with1mm of ST segment depression in inferolateral leads and is this anything to worry about?
Avatar n tn The laymans explanation of the stress test results suggest that he has had a heart attack before and that he has another area that has a significant blockage, but the tissue is still living. I hope this helps answer your questions. Good luck.
Avatar m tn To put your experience in perspective and based on what you stated in your post, you had chest pains and the doctor wanted to rule out a heart condition so there was an EKG test. The EKG showed an ST segment depression (you just state mild depression). Reading between the lines you must be referring to ST segment. ST segment depression can be caused by ischemia (occluded vessels), digitalis (medication), rapid heart rate, and temperature or electrolyte abnormality (blood test can rule out).
Avatar n tn 1. incomplete myocardial perfusion test scan. No stress imaging performed 2. The resting only images show some thinning in the anteroseptal region which may be secondary to RV insertion site defect. A small perfusion defect cannot be excluded.
Avatar f tn I was looking at a stress test I had, to see if it had an EF number, and I read this "There are ST changes in the anterolateral and inferior leads consistent with myocardial ischemia" The test was takien awhile ago and many Dr's have seen these results and never said anything to me. It's kind of technical so I just wondering if anyone knows what myocardial ischenia is?