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... bypass surgery. This group also received lifestyle modifications and specific medications required after angioplasty. ... (12 replies)
... ot of quiet time at home right now, I'm of course super sensitive to any and all sensations. I've heard that some chest pain can occur that is benign especially after a stent is placed. I will have a little twinge once or twice per day and sometimes a couple of times during sleep. ... (3 replies)
... Gop, you are describing stable angina pectoris and that is chest discomfort with exertion and a nitrate should provide relief. ... (12 replies)

Bypass surgery
May 18, 2007
... all incision under the breast instead of the traditional incision. I did not have to think or make a decision about it because it was done on an emergency basis after suffering a heart attack. ... (1 replies)
... g clop as a PREVENTION THERAPY, especially when a simple aspirin works as well or better. But for patients who already have a more advanced disease to the point angioplasty has been performed the dual angioplasty combination of aspirin and Plavix is a life safer... ... (47 replies)
... My guess would be that he had blockage at the time he was having the stable angina it just wasn't bad enough to treat. Unstable angina would be pain when he is at rest and that could mean that a heart attack is eminent. I had the unstable type. ... (8 replies)
... Ask the cardiologist precisely WHY he thinks the angio might be warranted. Did he see evidence of ischemia in the stress test after the angioplasty? ... (6 replies)
... Well, I think that pretty much covers it. I came to this board searching for info on why the angioplasty was not possible, and now I know. ... (10 replies)
... blocked. During angioplasty and stent placement I experienced the same angina. ... (10 replies)
... w his MD and they did all the tests and picked up nothing. Subsequently, these pains continued and the long and the short of it is he ended up in ER. It was only after they did the test with the dye that the could see something was wrong. ... (1 replies)
... It is not a constant pain it does come and go with irregularity. Yes it is angina but is is starting to icrease in intensity. ... (4 replies)
Courage Study
Feb 22, 2008
... after 5 years has had an increase in her angina symptoms, so they brought her to have a heart cath and her lesion was the same! ... (8 replies)
... I know how I have felt before each of these stents were inserted. I also did not have the energy to walk across a room. Angina was extreme in each case. ... (15 replies)
... That sounds very much like classic angina pain, especially since it responds so well to nitrates. Does it come on with extreme exertion? ... (7 replies)
... I'm doing fine 2.5 years after my stent for a completely closed right coronary artery. ... (4 replies)
Cath
Nov 21, 2006
... OPENING the blockage and being able to toss away the handful of odious, and not undangerous, drugs that one must take to stave off angina pain is the route that most people find preferable. ... (14 replies)
Greek tragedy...
Sep 29, 2006
... but no angioplasty or stents were placed. Was put on the usual meds, lipitor, BP meds, plavix, aspirin...the usual cocktail. ... (3 replies)
... t caths a person's arteries can stand befor they started rebelling. I guess I'm wondering if that has anything to do with it taking longer and longer to recover after each heart cath. ... (15 replies)
... sing the bypass machine. However, the patients included were considered to be at low risk of developing complications and they were only followed up for one year after surgery. Further research is needed in this area. ... (5 replies)
... coronary artery bypass in l999. About 3 years ago he started having symptoms of angina again that progressively got worse. He had no health ins. until this last December so the health care he had for those 3 years wasn't hot, very scanty. ... (3 replies)


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