Thank-you for your prompt reply. I should also mention that my mom had lab work (blood chemistry & urinalysis
) within the last month. All results were within normal limits, including cholesterol
& triglycerides. She has had great health all her life except for the back pain
. No meds except pain control & osteoporosis
. Also, in December '13 I retired from a 40-year career in nursing. My mom is 7 hours away & I will be driving there tomorrow, so I know I'll be asked these questions. I have a pretty good knowledge of CV physiology & care, but there are always things to learn! Such as:
What would make vessels unsuitable for angioplasty?