Dad have reported with 80-90 % blockage in artery what should be ideal treatment except angioplasty and stents? Dad have reported with 80-90 % blockage in artery what should be ideal treatment except angioplasty and stents?
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coronary by pass is othermethod by he can be treated. Consevatively he can be treated with nitrates, antiplates an statins and other associated condition like HBP
DM etc if there. Thanks
hi doctor my father heart two atries are block one in left side and seconf in right side doctor in AFIC advice 4 stant two in i atry and 2 in second kindly suggest what can i do his heart is 45 % pumping what can we do surgery is best or injoplasty is best
i am taking nikoran 10,one tablet in the morning and one each of Nitrofix S R 30 &clpidogrel and aspirin tablet.my ECG and Angiograplhy was done.Some blockcage of arteries were indicated.Is the treatment on right path? My email is as below:- YYYY@YYYY YYYY@YYYY
neighbor has SCAN medical coverage and he had a shortness of breath so the did stress test . they stopped it as showed signs they did not like. they did hear catherization and said he has 80 blockage in 3 arteries. but they Never really informed him of danger of his condition. hes 84 and still does all his tasks. after my heart surgery i had to slow down but still ok. since he has Not had Any Surgery and Now Says He Feels Great (hes Afraid as hes 84) Where can i find Information to let him read so he gets his head back on himself. since hes Chinese there is Language Issues and Nobody Wants to Give Him doctors office second language spanish
I am a 63 year old male.15 years back I had heart attack and take regular medicines( B blockers,aspirine,diapatic,anti collastrol etc) also have regular moderate exercise.Now for the past 3 years I monitor my condition with annual check up with Ecco cardiogram,blood tests,Treadmil test,CT scan angiogram.All conditions are normal.No pain or discomfert with TMT modified bruce program.However I have 3 blocks in 3 arteries 80-90%,45-50% and 80%respectively.I am advised to under go coronary By pass surgery as a precaution and since my conditions are presently good.Is this the correct course of action or can I delay further or consider Non surgery CHELATION therapy.will this be better than BY pass and which doctor in chennai can do this.Thankyou
My Grandson suffered post operative fits after a heart operation (which continued until recently)of the great arteries. He is now four approaching school age and is doubly incontinent, despite some clean periods. Is this a result and consequence of the fitting and what should my daughter do to get help
what do you know of the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Instiute? I passed out during a stress test performed. They found that my blood pressure does not come up above 100 after being on the treadmill for 9 minutes. I have had a ct scan with contrast that showed no blood clots though my levels for clots were just on the border and I was given a blood thinner. I was diagnosed with seizures 8 months ago and have been on anti seizure meds have been very nausea along with complete numbness on left side of my face. I feel that these symptoms could be caused from the arteries along the neck I am very stressed out and need some answers I had an mri on thurs do not have answers yet and have another test with contrast on tues to look at arteries in and around heart as they suspect cad
I am 28yrs old, VSD was detected in my heart during my childhood, however doctors suggested to wait and see if it closes by itself, however when 27 the symptoms grew and the Hole in Heart lead to dilation and slight rupture of Sinus of valsalva, I ended up having an open heart invasive surgery. Surgery treatment included closure of VSD as well as RSOV
I was told there was imbalance pressure at my left and right half of heart, and pressure difference was roughly 20 or 30 mmHg more than should have been for a normal heart, meaning one side(right) of heart was handling more pressure by 20mmHg than should have while the other half(left) was handling pressure by 20mmHg lesser than should have, and also there was mixing of oxygenated and de-oxygenated blood.
I have not gained weight even after surgery(surgical treatment done when i was 27yrs old)
My questions are: 1. What is my life expectancy? Have my life expectancy decreased by now than compared to what it would have been if I would have been normal from my birth, is there a maximum cap on the number of years I can live now?
I did try asking above question to my cardio surgeon but he did not provide a clear answer, just mentioned that I am normal now and would not have any problems
2. Before surgery I was told that the reason I had long hands and underweight was due to the defect VSD, due to the pumping of the heart at wrong pressures and causing different pressure values at arteries and veins, So my question is would I really some back to normal after the surgery? would my heart not have been adjusted to the earlier pressures(i would imagine the structure of heart to be adopted since the defect was from birth), so rectifying RSOV alone would have been sufficient and that closure of VSD wouldnt have adverse effect on my body as well as heart?
3. Since lesser percentage of oxygenated blood was circulating through my system including my brain all these years, would I have any issues like memory loss or underdeveloped brain, attributed due to that?
4. Would I be prone to any of the heart diseases in future or and related diseases like high/low Blood Pressure?
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