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Pain in the left leg, doppler and angiography suggested by cardiologist - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
User :   helllo
Doctor :Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   i want to ask you that this facility is available only for me or i can ask you about my family member too
Doctor :   you can about your family too
User :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any medical queries ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   my fathers uncle was having pain in his left leg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know his age ?
User :   so i consult a doctor in navsari , he suggest uncle to go through Doppler test
User :   his age is 88
Doctor :   ok
User :   test suggest angeography for further evaluation
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you must consult with the cardiologist for this
User :   & may be angioplatsy will the next option
User :   ok
Doctor :   angiography is done for detecting blocks in the vessels
User :   ok
Doctor :   angioplasty is the procedure for treatment
User :   may i know the time period of the whole procedure?
Doctor :   the procedure of angioplasty takes about 2 hours
User :   for Leg ?
Doctor :   yes, it may vary from 2 to 6 hrs
Doctor :   it is for the heart vessels
Doctor :   doppler is done to detect blood flow through veins
User :   ko
User :   ok
Doctor :   so consult with a cardiologist
User :   ok
User :   do u have any idea abt the total cost ( approx)
Doctor :   it might cost around 20,000
Doctor :   if stents are placed it may cost more
User :   pls suggest any place or doctor in surat
User :   20,000 is for angiography ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   our customer care team will call you in sometime for details
User :   no problem
Doctor :   may i have your contact no and mail
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thanks for the details
User :   rightnow u r chating from ?
Doctor :   are there any other questions for me ?
Doctor :   we are located at bangalore
User :   rightnow u r chating from ?
User :   ok
User :   no any questions
Doctor :   ok , thanks for consulting me
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   THank you
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