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I had a NUC Cardiac Spec/Multi Study done. The result was a severe perfusion defect seen within the anterior wall extending into the anterior apical wall involving 15% of the LV myocardium without reversibility. There was no stress-induced ischemia. Post-stress LVEF was normal at 58%. Please explain what this all means!
The report describes a previous episode of myocardial infarction (heart attack) that has resulted in dead heart tissue (myocardium) secondary to low perfusion (reduced blood supply) which is unlikely to respond to re-perfusion; while the pumping action of the left ventricle is considered within normal limits.
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