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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
Great question: An angiogram is showing plaque buildup that is impacting blood flow within the lumen of the vessel but before you have that happen you can get atheros ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Calcicardiogram: The study you refer to scores calcium in vessel walls. This does not always correlate with coronary obstruction. It does imply the disease process is ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Coronary disease: Managing risk factors for the things that lead to coronary artery disease is first and foremost: no smoking, carry a good weight, keep blood pressure ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Comparison: The diameter of the narrowest part of the artery is compared to a nearby segment which is felt to be healthy. This is assuming that there is a nearby ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Yes: The short answer is yes
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Generally yes: The real question is do they need to be done. An artery that has been closed for some time (cto), is usually no longer threatening to you. In some cas ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes if symptoms: From ischemia are not responsive to medical therapy.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
Normal variant: The arteries at the base of the brain can course in several different patterns but ultimately get the job done, that is, supply brain tissue. Your pat ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
52 years experience Cardiology
Emergency: Blockage in the left main coronary artery is considered an emergency condition requiring urgent intervention by angioplasty or bypass surgery. This ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ricotta
47 years experience Vascular Surgery
It could: you should discuss this with your doctor to see how severe the ischemia is and w to manage it
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
It depends.: If there is no scar resulting from the occlusions and there is a significant amount of heart muscle which is not adequately supplied with blood flow b ... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Thyroid ultrasound: You need a neck ultrasound to fully evaluate the thyroid. Possibly will need a fine needle biopsy if the complex mass is big enough. The first thing i ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Mild thickening's OK: See my comment to your previous post regarding the other findings (tortuous aorta, subclavian artery). The mild thickening of the heart muscle is comm ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Many people walk around with significant blockages without knowledge or harm. If the person described has angina or evidence of ischemia on testing, a ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Left SVC: Persistent left sided svc is not too rare. If persistent, it will drain into the coronary sinus. The coronary sinus will dilate and drain into the rig ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orlando Puente
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
When needed: Having occlude radial artery no major problem ulnar art is there as for pain is it chest pain? Then u should be w/u for that with ur cardiologist with ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Mild CAD: Mild coronary disease means mild plaque/cholesterol build up in the coronaries with causing significant impairment in flow of blood. Prevention of pro ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Yes --: But to keep it open is another challenge --.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: The test is excellent for ruling out significant coronary disease. It's not so good for determining the severity of coronary disease in people with kn ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Surgical operation: This operation uses arteries and veins as bypass grafts to bring blood into the coronary arteries beyond blockages and keep the heart muscle well supp ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: It depends on how bad the blockage is. If severe it could cause actual damage, a heart attack. If less severe it could cause chest pain on exertion. I ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Angioplasty/stent : Heart attack is not necessarily prevented by angioplasty or stent. We do treat the underlying disease aggressively as well as dual anti platelet thera ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Not likely BUT...: If the radial artery occlusion is an isolated finding, perhaps from an old injury, then there should be no risk to the pregnancy. However, if you are, ... Read More

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