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What could be the spot found in the heart with mild heart attack?

MY DAD WAS ADMITTED TO THE ER YESTERDAY AFTERNOON WITH HIGH BP THEY SAID HE HAD A MILD HEART ATTACK NOW AFTER TESTS THEY CAME BACK AND SAID AT FIRST HIS HEART LOOKED FINE BUT HIS HIGH BP WAS NOT ? NOW TODAY THEY ARE KEEPING HIM AGAIN FOR MORE TESTING CAUSE THEY FOUND A SPOT ON HIS HEART WHAT DOES THAT MEAN WHAT COULD THAT BE?

Fri, 2 May 2014
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Hi...

they may have found some blockage on ECG or cardiac markers may be elevated, so ER doctors did the right treatment. your father needs full evaluation, like all blood investigations, coronary angiography to know the extent of blockage.

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