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Mild heart attack, angiography done, found blockage. What should be done?

Hi Doctor, My uncle have mild hart attack 5 days back & completed engiography 2 days back, Found 1 full blockage & 3 part blockage, One doctor suggest for immediate surgery in week time & another suggest to wait for 10-15 days so that we can chack the recovery in cells by giving some medicine & later after 15 days we will go for Bypass surgery, Now I got confused what to do? Let me have your opinion
Asked On : Tue, 21 Aug 2012
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Myocardial Infraction or Heart Attack is serious heath problem but it is good that he is recovering and I hope his BP and other vital parameter are OK.What is his age ? Is he a smoker or any other medical problem if not his angiography shows blocks one is 100% which one ? LAD or RCA but there are blocks in other arteries also how much % . Usually when single or two arteries are blocked Angiplasty may be done but when multiple significant blocks are there we advise coronary artery Bypass surgery which is treatment of choice in good hands this procedure is quite safe,Disscuss with your cardiologist and Cardio thoracic surgeon.
Answered: Wed, 22 Aug 2012
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