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... clog the other arteries as well while they were at it? ... (3 replies)
... blocked and has been blocked for over 6 months but not really sure when. ... (2 replies)
... blocked, which caused MI, and the other arteries are OK. ... (4 replies)

... Yeah I am trying to deal with the best way I can. My fathers case is a typical example where a minor medical proceedure in one place, caused him to get overall worse. From resent talk with doctors, pretty much they have given me the facts of his medical condition. And it looks more and more like his body was simply too weak to go thru with any surgery. The repair of the... (8 replies)
... PGable, My first thought was is there any chance of getting on a transplant list? Since the 1989 intervention, what kind of LDL's have you been running. I know this was before the introduction of statins. Have you since gotten on statin therapy? I would HOPE that you are controlling your LDL's to 60...that's what I;d do in your shoes. Have you ever had your Lp(a) run?... (2 replies)
... I think perhaps the cardiologist was simplifying things for you. If two of the three MAIN arteries were blocked, pretty much the entire heart would be totally infarcted, and your father would be dead. ... (10 replies)
... The cardiologist said he wouldn't perform angioplasty on the one remaining good artery,which is partially blocked because the risk of stroke is great. ... (10 replies)
... Hi there....I think the main reason that your father is not a candidate for an angioplasty is because it sounds like he has pretty brittle congestive heart failure on top of his multi-vessel occlusion. As it is, he probably has very poor myocardial perfusion with what little vessel space he has left open, and since, when you are performing angioplasty on a vessel, there is a... (10 replies)
... I guess there is some risk of ruptering the artery, I have been told this risk is greater in diabetics. I have also been told the arteries are smaller in long term diabetics, having shrunk as a side effect of years of blood sugar problems. ... (10 replies)
... clear. Both the LPL1 and the MARG3 arteries have collateral arteries that have formed. ... (7 replies)
... way of knowing how bad your blocked arteries are. ... (21 replies)
... The issue at this point is, you have underlying health conditions which predispose you to form plaque in the medium and large arteries around your body. This includes the heart, but also the brain, the kidneys, the arteries in your legs etc. ... (4 replies)
... heart attack within weeks if I didn't have the surgery. He had also said my heart was in "great shape." I asked, how can my heart be in such great shape if the arteries that provide oxygen to it are so clogged. ... (16 replies)
... OK, back to my original question. WHY won't they do angioplasty on the 2 blocked arteries? ... (10 replies)
... i had triple by pass surgery. I am home now recuperating, if not for the ct scan i would still be walking around with three blocked arteries. Anyone in doubt, get the scan and fight with the insurance company later.. ... (18 replies)
... Thank you! So, what exactly is functional capacity? (6 replies)
... they'll probably be looking for blocked arteries. ... (6 replies)
... This is with reference to my father, with whom this problem has come into light. I would like to narrate the whole case to you and wait for your response on the same. Pateint age : 73yrs/Male Patient was admitted in the hospital on 9th April 2010 due to a massive heart attack. After an Angiogram was conducted the report suggested bypass surgery because his heart... (3 replies)
... Can anyone tell me if rotoblation or laser atherectomy be performed on the major vessels that are totally blocked or any other method of opening blocked vessels? ... (2 replies)
... smaller arteries is completely blocked and they can't pass through that artery anymore.. They told him that he's case is 1 in 100,000 where the arteries to his heart are thick and curved. As far as I know other arteries are in decent shape, but he is having an attack when the problematic one opens and closes. ... (0 replies)

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