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Precautions to be taken by a patient with Chronic Ischaemic disease - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Sir,
Having had CABG in Sept and being Chronic Ischaemic heart disease. Is there any way to strengthen my heart muscle?
Doctor :   the heart muscle belongs to a group of muscle where once affected by will not regenerate
Doctor :   the only way to keep the heart muscle strong is to keep it out of stress
User :   what about treatment in Germany where they take bone marrow and turn it to stem cells for implant through angy
Doctor :   stem cell therapy is very new method of treatment and is still in the clinical trial stage.
Doctor :   FDA has not approved it as a form of treatment yet
Doctor :   presently what can be done to keep the heart strong is to identify the factors that is causing damage to the heart and control them
User :   thanks for yoour help and goodbye
Doctor :   i rather stick to the basics of avoiding the factors which will cause damage to heart

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