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Is it necessary to go for surgery if the heart is receiving 90% blood ?

My brother aged 50, was admitted to a famous multispeciality hospital in coimbatore, for heart pain. He is a chain smoker. His heart has 95% blockage on both sides. And also the doctors detected his gal bladder totally damaged and removed through open surgery . Then he went through a thalium test. My brother say, after the test, the doctors claim that, his heart has 90 % blood circulation through an alternate vein, so a surgery is not needed and his heart blockage can be removed through medicines, and a bypass surgery is not needed. I need your opinion on that
Asked On : Thu, 14 Apr 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
It must be co lateral blood circulation, if your brother experiencing the chest pain on often with fatigue then the medicated stenting is one of the best mean if CABG is not possible (co lateral circulation is not always reliable )
Answered: Thu, 14 Apr 2011
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