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What is the best treatment for blockages bypass surgery or angioplasty ?

Hi Mather 66 is having four blockages one 95 and other 80 and lungs are also damaged what would be the best option is it bypass Or Angioplasty My father is 66 years of age and admitted in a good renowed hospital. From angiogrpahy it is diogonized that he as four blocakges (90% and other three 80%). His lungs are also damaged. Please advise which is better keeping in mind the other problem of lungs - is it bypass surgery Or Angioplasty. Its very urgent. would be thankful for an early response.
Asked On : Thu, 24 Feb 2011
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hi ritu;
Most blockages if all three vessels are at 85-90% mostly doctor advises bypass.But the decision is always taken keeping the general condition of the patient in mind & the risk involved.As bypass is a very major surgery & risk is also high the treating doctor will definitely decide about it keeping in mind the condition of lung & your fathers general condition.The BEST person to decide will be the treating doctor trust him.
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