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Can fibrous caps in arteries be strengthened to prevent future ruptures?

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can the body re-strengthen the fibrous cap in arteries to prevent rupture if in the right environment (low BP, cholesterol, ect)?
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
 
 
Answered by Dr. Manjunath Metri 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes definitely its possible..

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to HealthcareMagic..
I thank you for posting your query here..

Please note..

1. Definitely hope for this..
Human body is not mathematics. Hence, we can expect miracles to happen..

2. Yes.. With this hope we can certainly think that the body can re strengthen.

Hope this helps you..
In case you need further assistance, please contact me back.
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Take care..
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Follow-up: Can fibrous caps in arteries be strengthened to prevent future ruptures? 5 minutes later
so you can make an unstable/vulnerable plaque into a stable plaque again and make the cap strong again?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Manjunath Metri 1 minute later
Brief Answer:
Possible

Detailed Answer:
Again, as I say in medicine we cannot completely rule out anything as impossible.

So yes.. There is a good chance for this too..
Take care.
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Follow-up: Can fibrous caps in arteries be strengthened to prevent future ruptures? 9 minutes later
How do you make a unstable plaque stable again?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Manjunath Metri 1 minute later
Brief Answer:
You cannot make it..

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome back..
Look, we have no such things to make a clot stable...
But definitely, we can hope for the best.

There is no such thing to make a clot stable..
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