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How to recover angioplasty?

my father had an angioplasty two stents have been placed though there is still one more blockade... but there has been an artery rupture during the process and subsequent internal bleeding which was checked later, he is 75 with a history of high blood pressure and diabetes. post angioplasty, he came back to consiousness after al most 18 hours for a short time... is there a possibility of brain damage.. what is the prognosis ... and wat may be the recovery like...
Asked On : Wed, 8 Sep 2010
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Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi well come to HCM.
Brain damage can not be judged by duration of unconciosness. It will depend on
weather cerebral anoxia occured when it happened, and if happened how long.
Prognosis only time will decide and extent to what is adamage if at all. Thanks
Answered: Tue, 30 Aug 2011
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Anesthesiologist Dr. Shivakumar. M. C.'s  Response
It depends on the duration and amount of blood loss and whether he had an cardiac arrest or severe hypotension during the angioplasty, if is recovering from unconciousness even for short peroid it is good sign needs to be monitored.
Take care
Answered: Tue, 30 Aug 2011
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