Angioplasty is the ballooning of the affected blood vessel. An Angiogram is the procedure. A catheter is used to go into a large blood vessel and navigated to specific areas that the certified doctor wants to examine. Contrast dye is injected to be able to view the vessels being examined. Many times after the Angioplasty is done a stent is placed to keep the plaque from reoccluding the vessel. The stents or either medicated or non-medicated. Patients usually tolerate this procedure with minimal problems, although there are risks.
My wife, aged 56, had a heart attack (angina) last saturday and after observation in Vasai Hospital for 2 days had angiography in S.R.Mehta Cardiac Clinic, Kings Circle on 7 Jan 11 and diagnosed with 4 blockages with one major to be operated within a week. Cost may exceed 1 lac. Do you have any solution. Thanking you.Sincerely Suresh - YYYY@YYYY
I am 62 yrs old female. Rythem of my heart has become irregular.Done coronary angiography but nothing abnormal found.Dr. G S Kalra of fortis Mohali prescribed metalor,avas 40,pradaxa150 and neksium. Im taking these medicines since 1 month but problem persist.kindly advise.
My Mother who is 50 yrs old is having BP 100/140.Doctor has observed unspecified changes in her ECG and has recomended TMT test. May I know the preprations or precautions to be taken before the test. She is also suffering from thyroid. Her angiography was already done in SG PGI Lucknow.
I am having mild dilated cardiomyopathy as found out during CT Angiography. One heart specialist advised me to take Carzec 3.125 tab twice daily while the
second heart specialist advised me to get Eco test done as he was not believing
the result of CT angiography.
Please advise as to what i should do now as I am confused.
Seeking possible explanation for tender, raw feeling soles of the foot when I am rarely on my feet. Sometimes painful enough that walking is very uncomfortable. Age 85, height 5'1", weight 123#. Have pacemaker and electronic implant stimulation...