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Colmar, PA
A 68-year-old male asked:

Will the clearing of an 80% blockage of the lad help a a 20% efficient heart?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Mcpherson
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 29 years experience
Sometimes: Heart function sometimes improves after opening a blocked artery but not always, especially if you have had a heart attack in the past. Symptoms of heart failure or angina, such as shortness of breath and chest pain are more important than the number attached to your heart function. Best wishes.
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