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Complications of angioplasty - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   howcan i helpyou
User :   hi doctor
User :   my father has been advised for angioplasty
User :   i just wanted to know the complications
Doctor :   ok
User :   and just that how can i avoid doctors
User :   intentionally recommending angiography
Doctor :   ok
User :   sorry angioplasty
User :   during angiography
Doctor :   ill help you
User :   they say it is angiography +/- ptc
Doctor :   i want to have
Doctor :   a detailed history
Doctor :   y was he advised
Doctor :   angplsty
User :   ami
User :   inferior wall
User :   i am a mbbs student myself
Doctor :   pok
Doctor :   wen was it
User :   you can talk in technical terms
User :   but i dont have a credit card ready at this point
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   good hear that
User :   i know i wont be able to continue after 5 mins
User :   any soltions
User :   i just want to be honest with u
Doctor :   Angioplasty is safe. However, minor complications in the form of swelling at the site of puncture in the groin or clot formation in the groin occurs in 3-5% of cases, and are usually of trivial nature and settle with conservative management.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i under stand
User :   any solution we can talk for 10 mins
User :   without card
User :   just a minute a cal from dr.
Doctor :   m sorry
Doctor :   but you can send ur question
Doctor :   we can mail you the
Doctor :   detailed summary
Doctor :   you can see the tab in our portal
Doctor :   are u therer
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
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