What are risks involved in spine surgery for heart patient?
hi doctor my mother is going to have spine surgery on Saturday.she is 79 years old and is heart patient.In 2011 she had two angioplasty.she had 5 stents implanted.her heart doctor has stopped DEPLATT A(75 mg) .he has put her on ECOSPRIN 75. What are the risks involved before and after surgery? this surgery is for severe LUMBAR CANAL STENOSIS.doctor says survival after such surgery is not good in cardiac patients. is it so? we are terrified, please advise.