A member asked about a 46-year-old male:
Can we prefer eecp treatment instead of bypass surgery for my father who is having 3 arterial blocks. he is a diabetes patient as well?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 31 years experience
EECP: Can be effective in the right patient. However given diabetes the data clearly shows that bypass surgery is the best treatment.
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surgery 56 years experience
Unlikely: Coronary bypass has specific indications, and risks.
Depending on age, risk factors, diabetes your surgeon can give a very good opinion.
In general the risks are low.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016
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