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... bypass surgery. This group also received lifestyle modifications and specific medications required after angioplasty. ... (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)

... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Stable. Intensity, character, and frequency of episodes can be predicted, and angina occurs in response to a known amount of exercise or other stress. ... (1 replies)
... pressure in my chest, no pain, just a tightness that covered my chest. It happened while at rest, so my cardiologist didn't think that it was heart related. Most angina happens after exertion, and goes away after rest or nitro. ... (6 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)
... Yes!!! If they just do angioplasty and place a stent in there, that sure beats bypass, and even if you needed a bypass, you are getting a second chance that some people never get. ... (4 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)
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)
... I really think that very often angina and GERD tend to go together and it can be difficult deciding which is causing pain. ... (2 replies)
... enzymes elevated. They treated him for a heart attack with a blood buster and thinners after an hour and a half sent him to ICU. ... (4 replies)
... blocked and it required angioplasty and stent placement. I was given two valium orally about 45 min before surgery. This was my least sedated trip. ... (26 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)

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