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Heart attack, Alternative to bypass surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
Doctor :   r u with me?
User :   MY UNCLE HAD A HEART ATTACK A FEW DAYS BACK HE IS HOSPITALISED -HIS ANGIOGRAPHY SHOWS ONE ARTERY 100% BLOCK AND ANOTHER 90%-A BYPASS SURGERY IS ASKED - HE IS NOT FIT TO TAKE SUCH SURGERY
User :   PL. ADVISE WHAT IS THE ALTERNATIVE
Doctor :   what is his age?
User :   73YEARS
Doctor :   in case of 100% block bypass is the only option available
User :   AN ANGIOPLASTY CANNOT WORK?
Doctor :   is he diabetic?

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