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how can you clear a blocked artery without surgery?

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Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Aggressive control of risk factors can stabilize and possibly reverse disease, but less invasive procedural interventions, like angioplasty and stenting, may be required.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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