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left circumflex artery blockage

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
53 years experience Cardiology
Serious: Left dominance means the circumflex artery supplies the major back portion of the heart rather than the right artery So occlusion of this artery compr ... Read More

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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Coronary artery : High grade circumflex disease coul be the cause of angina or infarction. It could be fatal but less likely than LAD disease. If well treated you could ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Does not mean: CABG not possible.
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Smaller targets can be a challenge. But we can do coronary artery by bass grafting CABG for most.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 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 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Get a 2nd opinion: Interventional cardiology is truly one of the miracles of modern medicine. There is obviously more to your story than the 99% circumflex occlusion and ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 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 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See cardiologist: The issue you mentioned is not suitable for this forum as it requires a detailed history, physical examination and evaluation of laboratory test resul ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Cooper
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: It depends on the particular anatomy of the branches from that part of the left coronary artery to the back of the heart. Small blood vessel branches ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Yes if symptoms: From ischemia are not responsive to medical therapy.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
See below: Keep the BP and the lipids to ideal levels.Do not smoke, so u would not have any complications!

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