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Congenital heart failure with a stent. Treatment? Level of seriousness?

Hello, I have a dear friend with congenital heart failure with a stent . He is is currently having seizures but refuses to seek medical treatment. Is this serious enough that I need to physically drag him to an emergency room? I am guessing it most certainly is, but am hoping it will help if I can show him something in writing.
Asked On : Tue, 25 Dec 2012
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Seizures in a patient with congenital heart disease are serious enough to seek medical treatment. The capacity to tolerate seizure in a patient with congenital heart disease is low and every seizure is potentially fatal. Sometimes clots/ vegetations from the heart can dislodge and flow to the brain to cause seizures. So it is important to evaluate and treat seizures so that recurrences are minimum.
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Answered: Wed, 26 Dec 2012
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