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Heart Attack,blood pressure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   how are you doing?
Doctor :   I am fine
User :   my friend's father had massive heart attach on last saturday
Doctor :   plz proceed with your query
Doctor :   ok
User :   he was given 72 hours time and now his condition is stable
Doctor :   ok
User :   today they took angeogram and said..he has block on block
User :   has 90%
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   plz provide his age
User :   he is at Nellore..
User :   he is 55
Doctor :   ok
User :   we want to shift him to Chennai
Doctor :   ok
User :   as nellore hospital is not well equipped
Doctor :   ok
User :   can we shift him at this stage?
User :   would it be risky?
Doctor :   is all vitals stable?
User :   yes
Doctor :   i mean is his BP, Pulse etc are stable now
User :   yeah...yeah
User :   BP was high when he had an attach..was around 220
User :   but now it is normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   risk will be there upto 7 days
Doctor :   patient may experience arrhythmia
User :   7 days from the date of attack?
User :   means?
Doctor :   but you can take him in good ambulance
Doctor :   yes
User :   what is arrhythmia?
Doctor :   it is a type of conduction heart disorder

Doctor :   so his pulse needs to be monitored
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