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Had open heart surgery. Feeling light headed and passing out on bending down. Medications reduced. Report showing lesions and stenosis

I had open heart surgery August 2011. Now 9 months later I ve only worked roughly 4 weeks.I keep getting light headed and will just about pass out if I bend or stoop over.Drs. are adjusting my meds. m totaally off of the beta blocker at the moment and now they just lowered my blood pressure medicine down from 1.5 pill to 1 pill.Still no good I just found out along with my Dr.Not cardiologist , that my report shows I have 4 what they call lessions the LMCA 90% Stenosis , Prox LAD 80% stenosis and those they repaired.However Prox cx is 80% stenosis and R PDA is 70% stenosis.Should those have been fixed also at the time of my surgery?And could that be a cause of mt light headedness & dizziness .Since They lowered my medicine last Friday I m getting real tightness in my chest.
Asked On : Sat, 26 May 2012
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Dear Sir/ Madam
Thanks for your query to us.
1. The lightheadedness can have multiple causes in your case like medications, low pumping of heart and neurological abnormalities.
2. Normally we tend to graft as many stenosis as possible to achieve near complete revascularization. However only your cardiologist can explain about the decision taken at that time.
3. The new tightness of chest may be due to progression of earlier untackled disease or may be a new lesion or a stenosis of the graft itself. This should be looked into urgently. please see your cardiologist.
sukhvinder singh
Answered: Tue, 6 Aug 2013
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