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What condition would you be in if one side of your heart is 100% blocked ?

What condition would you be in if one side of your heart is 100% blocked and the other is blocked 80-90%? Hi. I have been told that a relative of mine has a 100% blockage on the right side of her heart and the left is blocked 80-90%. The doctors have said they can not operate and their is not anything that can be done. Is this possible ?
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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Maybe heart transplant...but on an older person...they would not risk it as it is very taxing surgery to recover from, plus the bills plus the anti-rejection drugs and all that is IF you find a tissue match. She could get a second opinion, if she so chooses.
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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