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3 vessel coronary artery disease

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes but,: Depends on where the blocks are, how many, how complex and how long. Each case must be individualized. The more stents used the more likely the need f ... Read More
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Angioplasty: The treatment of multivessel disease depends on many factors. If you have triple vessel disease you should discuss your status with your cardiologist ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Triple vessel diseas: That statement means you need to see a cardiologist for further evaluation and perhaps additional testing or treatment.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Berger
30 years experience Cardiology
Yes, possible, but..: ... it is very individualized. Many factors are considered, including age, symptoms, stress results, recent heart attack, presence of diabetes, heart ... Read More
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends.: There are too many variables, such as the severity of disease, presence of "target" vessels for bypass etc. to be able to answer this question in gene ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Possible: Traditionally, triple vessel disease was treated with bypass surgery. Depending on the anatomy and the patient, multi-vessel stenting could be a reaso ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
All areas affected: The three vessels are the right side, the left anterior descending which is in front, and the left circumflex which is in the back and left side. Thr ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Get another test: Usually 70% is cutoff i would recommend having an intracoronay ultrasound or flow measurement via cardiac cath to determine real functional degree of ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
CAD: If a suspicion of significant CAD is present (symptoms or abnormal stress study), angiography might be indicated. Intervention might be indicated if ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Certainly: Evaluation by a primary care & cardiologist, reduce weight - BMI < 28, eat right: low fat, low (bad) cholesterol, consider high quality fish oil, cess ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes if on high dose statins for years it is possible to stabilize and slightly improve.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Not Really: Coronary artery disease, also referred to as CAD or cvd, can be controlled or ameliorated with diet, exercise, cessation of smoking, moderation of al ... Read More
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