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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Assumptions: Assuming that when they stented your right coronary artery, they didn't find any other severe blockage and that your ejection fraction is normal (>55% ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nishant Kalra
18 years experience Cardiology
Yes: If you do not develop and chest pain while exercising, you may exercise 30 mins daily for 5-6 days a week.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
At least once a yr: By clinical check up and if symptomatic u may need a nuclear stress test!
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Enjoy ride: Hope you are not doing the tallest and fastest roller coaster.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
45 years experience Cardiology
Relief of angina: This is a "detour" created to get blood past a blockage of an artery to supply the heart muscle. It is done to relieve angina, and in some specific ci ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes but,: Depends on where the blocks are, how many, how complex and how long. Each case must be individualized. The more stents used the more likely the need f ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Depends: When blood flow is sufficiently reduced by a greater than 70% blockage of an artery or arteries, to the point of permanent damage or weaknening of the ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Yes: The short answer is yes
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Carefully: The distal end of the internal mammary artery is anastomosed to the coronary artery distal to the atheromatous plaque using 8-0 polypropilene and high ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Surgical operation: This operation uses arteries and veins as bypass grafts to bring blood into the coronary arteries beyond blockages and keep the heart muscle well supp ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Endarterectomy : Endarterectomy refers to a procedure wherein a surgical plane of resection of the inner lining of a diffuse narrowed blood vessel is undertaken. This ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Angioplasty/stent : Heart attack is not necessarily prevented by angioplasty or stent. We do treat the underlying disease aggressively as well as dual anti platelet thera ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Heart vessel therapy: Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) is the opening of blocked heart arteries with a balloon. An artery is stuck and a wire is passed ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
15 years experience Cardiology
Minimally invasive: A small coil-like tubular device (stent) is inserted at the site of blockage in the carotid artery via a tiny plastic tube going into the artery from ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Severe: Generally the more disease the more likely we are to do bypass rather than multiple stents. This is not a universal truth however.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Place new stent: In old stent. Sometimes need a covered stent. Others just balloon again.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: Coronary artery bypass can be done with either the internal mammary arteries under ther sternum (there is one on each side), the radial arteries in th ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: Doing stenting after carotid surgery is relatively common. It is done do avoid the relative increased consequences of reoperative surgery such as cra ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Stent: You need to discuss stents with your interventional cardiologist. The various stents available have subtle differences which make different operators ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sigal
34 years experience Cardiology
92920-LD: If angioplasty was performed, and no stent was placed, code would be 92920 LD
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Not necessarily: A CABG if done without cardiopulmonary bypass (cpb) does not require the heart to be opened, however most cabgs are done with cpb requires cannula pla ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Readers digest vers: The short and sweet of it is that bypass grafting when indicated is open heart surgery. The chest is opened along the sternum with a saw. The heart is ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Step by step: Hello leenicole-- coronary artery bypass ad graft surgery is done in a strict step by step procedure involving first obtaining the bypass graft vessel ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marco Paliotta
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Tradional CABG: A traditional cabg, involves using the heart-lung machine to sustain circulation while the heart is stopped so it can be operated on. Saphenous vein a ... Read More
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