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symptoms of heart blockage in men

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Variable: There are rare problems in children. Most after 45 some in young adults with smoking, diabetes, obesity, bad behavior- Cocaine etc. After that anyt ... Read More

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Nuclear scan: It is possible for patients with different body shapes and sizes to affect their nuclear scans. For example women with large breasts and men with a l ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Schimmel
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Doubtful : If dual isotopes are used this should not occur or if sestamibi is used for the stress images this should not occur however nuclear stress studies ar ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Coronary: Angiogram either invasive or noninvasive but you are quite young to have any significant cad.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
24 years experience Family Medicine
Plaques: Cholesterol plaques block the coronary arteries of the heart.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
Balloons or stents: When needed (blockages >75-80% of lumen of coronary arteries) they can be opened with balloons (angioplasty) or "scafolds" inside the vessels calle ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
A LIPID LADEN: Placque in one of the coronary arteries, casusing blood flow problems.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Coronary artery dz: When we say heart blockage we generally are referring the coronary arteries which supply blood to the muscle of the heart. When these close off, it u ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Left bundle branch: I presume you refer to a left bundle branch block found on an ECG . This is a slowing in electrical current flow through the left side of the heart. Y ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Yes: An ECG is an interpretation of the electrical activity of the heart. Due to damage of the conductive tissue that carries electrical signals, in a hear ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
23 years experience Cardiology
Plaque removal: Rotational atherectomy is one of the few tools we have to actually remove part of a plaque within the artery and is usually utilized in conjunction wi ... Read More
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