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Dr. Herbert Aronow
27 years experience Cardiology
Sedation: Typically conscious sedation rather than general anesthesia is used for iliac angioplasty procedures.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Aronow
27 years experience Cardiology
Lowering cholesterol: High levels of total and LDL cholesterol can be lowered with lifestyle change such as exercise and diet as well as with cholesterol-lowering drugs.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Aronow
27 years experience Cardiology
Recurrent DVT: You need to be evaluated by a physician right away to determine whether you have another (ie, 'recurrent') dvt. Dvt can be a life-threatening problem ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Aronow
27 years experience Cardiology
Filters & busters: Inferior vena cava (ivc) filters are typically needed when a person develops a DVT and is not a candidate for blood thinning medication. Tpa (altepl ... Read More
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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Iliac Angioplasty: No need fior general anesthesia. Usually it will be done with moderate sedation.
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