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Angioplasty is the most typical treatment for arteriosclerosis

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
35 years experience 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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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Minimize the Drivers: Optimize lipoprotein concentrations (HDL & LDL concentration, see NMR particle test, NOT cholesterol), low normal blood glucose HbA1c <5.0, low ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
35 years experience Cardiology
PAD: Quitting smoking, couple with antiplatelet therapy, and vasodilator therapy. Aggressive walking program will improve collateral circulation and reduc ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes, but: You can but in moderation as it may raise your cholesterol levels if eaten to excess.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience 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
39 years experience 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
2-3 days: If all goes well, day of procedure and next day.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
22 years experience 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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Perez
19 years experience Anesthesiology
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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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 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Any topical: treatment (anti fungal) should be safe in association with your heart disease therapies.

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