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Which is the latest aggressive treatment for heart attack and how it works ?

hello doctor my father s age is 69 and is suffering from paraplegia from last 21 years recently got a third heart attack and his heart pumping are at the rate of 20% he has now gone through a treatment which was given to him through neck and was told to us by the doctor that this is the latest aggressive treatment came up. how does it really work
Asked On : Mon, 28 Feb 2011
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Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... hello doctor my father's age is 69 and is suffering from paraplegia from last 21 years recently got a third heart attack and his heart pumping are at the rate of 20% he has now gone through a treatment which was given to him through neck and was told to us by the doctor that this is the latest aggressive treatment came up. how does it really work
Answered: Mon, 28 Feb 2011
Psychiatrist Dr. Alok Ranjan's  Response
The latest advancement is non invasive coronary artery countinous dilation.
The aim of this treatment is to place long duration and long lasting coronary vasodilator via a pump inserted near abdominal artery or femoral artery.The narrowed coronary arteries need not to go any coronary artery by-pass graft or open heart surgery.
It is easier and cost effective but many unfold advantages such as lower risk and high efficacy compared to trivial systems.
Answered: Tue, 13 Sep 2011
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Cardiologist, Interventional Dr. (Prof.) Subroto Mandal's  Response
hello...
welcome to HCM,
i want to tell you that heart attack and heart failure are the two different things.
as your father had third heart attack and his heart function is 20%. so he may be in heart failure..
heart attack is due to acute blockage of supply of the heart.
and heart failure is pump failure that is heart is unable to give supply to all the body parts.
in my opinion you should not go for any aggressive approach becoz he is already 69 and paralytic and had 3 attack.
you can go for treatment for heart failure by a cardiologist.
wish that ur father get a good health..
bye
Answered: Tue, 17 Jan 2012
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