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Done angiogram. Is there any way to skip stenting?

Dear Doctor, please see my Angiogram report, 1. LMCA Normal, 2. LAD - Type C LAD vessel, Mid LAD astride D1 has 30% stenosis . distal LAD is normal, D1 has mild disease proximally. 3. LCX-non dominant vessel, has mild disease. OM1 and OM2 have plaqueing, 4. RCA - Dominant vessel. Proximal RCA has plaqueing. Mid RCA has 70-80% stenosis. distal RCA 100 occluded. PDA and PLB are seen filling through collateral from LCA 5. LIMA - Normal. Advise - PTCA + Stenting to mid and distal RCA (two stents) I am afraid of stenting. is there any other mean that i can skip the stenting? Thanks and regards, Anthoni Selvam Age 40 Years
Asked On : Thu, 29 Nov 2012
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Welcome to HMC ,

from your angiogram report it is advisable to undergo stenting as advised,

no need to afraid from stenting ,

procedure for PTCA and stenting is same like your angiogram procedure for you , its different for doctor who is going to perform PTCA as he has to do stent placement but for you as you underwent angiogram , procedure will be same ,

no other way till now available in place of stenting in your case as you have block in RCA and in single vessel problem,

adopt healthy life style ,

eat healthy food ,

do stress reducing yogas ,

take care
Answered: Thu, 29 Nov 2012
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