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Heart valve problems - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Valvular Heart Disease
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help yoo?
User :   my parents are vising me
Doctor :  
User :   my dad has some problems with his heart
User :   one of the value is 80% closed
User :   now he is on medication
User :   for consulting a cardiologisthow much will be the charge
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and how much will it cost me for the ECG and other tests
Doctor :  
Well I am really unaware of the charges
User :   User :   oh that is awesome
Doctor :  
So you can talk to your provider
User :   i am surprised
User :   now my question is my parents are from india
Doctor :  
and discuss regarding the same
User :   i dont have good insurance
User :   as they dont cover these
User :   my question to you is what kind of tests are required to see how are the values doing?
User :   i mean the heart values
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
CT scan
User :   ok
User :   is that all
Doctor :  
Angiogram is the gold standard
User :   oh
User :   so do i have to go in that order
Doctor :  
User :   or what is the best test to get the best results
User :   ok
Doctor :   You cardiologist will guide you better
User :   sure
User :   i will check & see
Doctor :  
User :   what kind of services does this site give
Doctor :  
That will do
Doctor :  
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