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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Usually okay: Get clearance from your cardiologist, but it is usually not a problem.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Kafie
27 years experience Vascular Surgery
Dilatation : Any type of dilatation of a blockage by balloon or other instrument inserted inside the blood vessel.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Variable: But on average, about an hour. It depends on how many vessels are involved and how technically easy or difficult it is to approach them. In the setti ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Minimal: Minimally invasive but everything has potential risks ask your doctor to discuss prior to the procedure.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Very high: Greater than 95% with favorable coronary anatomy.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Light
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Balloon in artery: You are probably referring to balloon angioplasty, which refers to inflating a specialized balloon in an artery to open up a blockage. This is usually ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
2 gen'l to answer: depends upon location, extent of disease, risk factors, patients overall health, whether stents or other additional measures are needed. In general, t ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Thomas
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Varies: Angioplasty's can be performed on any artery in the body. Certain areas are easier to access and treat than others. Certain blockages or problems are ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience Cardiology
Stress test: A stress test is indicated if recurrent symptoms . Repeat cathetrisation if stress test is abnormal.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Angioplasty: I feel that you should discuss this with the physician who ordered the angioplasty.

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