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left anterior descending artery blockage

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 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
Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Left anterior descen: This has been called the "widow maker" artery that can cause angus, heart attack or myocardial infarction, or sudden death.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Depends : On the severity of the blockage and if you are experiencing symptoms of angina.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends.: Depends upon symptoms and any preceding tests you may have done. If you have no symptoms I am not sure you need anything other than aggressive risk re ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
35 years experience Phlebology
92920: Coronary angioplasty, 1 vessel, no stent
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sigal
35 years experience Cardiology
92920-LD: If angioplasty was performed, and no stent was placed, code would be 92920 LD
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 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 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Savage
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Unusually small: That finding means that one of the arterial branches in your brain didn't develop fully. Not to worry though because if the report is'normal' that br ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bikash Bose
45 years experience Neurosurgery
Hypoplastic : It means that the left anterior cerebral artery is smaller than the right side.It is not unusual to have one of these vessels be bigger or dominant th ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Carotid: Having a significant carotid lesion increases the chance of having an episode related to it. Generally we treat with anti atherosclerotic meds and asp ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
No: Circumflex is seldom a reason for single bypass or redo. Also seventy % is borderline for angioplasty or stent unless other methods show it is flow li ... Read More
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