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Angioplasty is the most typical treatment for arteriosclerosis

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Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience in Cardiology
Cad: Risk factor modification, BP control, and using medications that improve the supply-demand balance in coronary blood (and hence oxygen) supply.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience in Cardiology
PAD: Quitting smoking, couple with antiplatelet therapy, and vasodilator therapy. Aggressive walking program will improve collateral circulation and reduc ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes, but: You can but in moderation as it may raise your cholesterol levels if eaten to excess.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Elevated creatinine: Your has to be seen by a neprhologist (n) for a diagnosis of his renal problem. His GFR is estimated, not actual. He needs to be examined, have a 24 h ... Read More
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Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
38 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Angioplasty : Angioplasty can fail. It is important to take anti-platelet medications. In some cases repeat angioplasty and stenting can be done. Otherwise bypass s ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
2-3 days: If all goes well, day of procedure and next day.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience in Vascular Surgery
If it was left main.: Left main coronary disease is an indication for bypass surgery. However other single vessel disease can be managed medically. The body usually compens ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Perez
18 years experience in Pain Management
Spinal Cord: A spinal cord stimulator has been shown to improve circulation. It is done regularly in Europe. It is approved in United States but most surgeons wo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kedarnath Vaidya
Specializes in Cardiology
Yes: All patients with coronary artery disease are treated with medications - aspirin or other antiplatelet drugs, Statins , beta blockers and ACE inhibito ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Any topical: treatment (anti fungal) should be safe in association with your heart disease therapies.

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