How serious is small vessel ischemic disease?

Answer On One Hand: Ischemia Can Kill You Within DaysDepending on which small vessels it involves, ischemia (inadequate blood flow to an organ or tissue) can threaten your life. In the brain, for example,... Read More »

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Is small vessel ischemic disease dangerous?

On One Hand: The Disease Is CommonWhite matter abnormalities in the brain caused by small vessel ischemic disease are common in healthy elderly individuals. Deficits caused by small vessel ischemic... Read More »

Bilateral frontal lobe subcortical white matter showing evidence of small vessel ischemic changes?

These MRI findings are often consistent with chronic history of high blood pressure, sometimes diabetes, sometimes small strokes, sometimes non specific findings that mean nothing. They are often ... Read More »

Does small vessel disease cause poor judgment?

On One Hand: Not DirectlySmall vessel disease, also called coronary microvascular disease, refers to a form of heart disease characterized by the narrowing of the small arteries. Common symptoms in... Read More »

Please tell me could it be possible to treat triple vessel coronary artery disease without CABG?

Can it be done? Yes.Is it a good idea? No.The odds are that one of the stenoses will be the cause of a heart attack.Narrowings in the Left Main are known as "widow makers". That means that if the n... Read More »