A 24-year-old female asked:
can coronary artery disease is successful with medical treatment without any angioplasty??
1 doctor answer
Dr. Kedarnath Vaidya answered
Specializes in Cardiology
Yes: All patients with coronary artery disease are treated with medications - aspirin or other antiplatelet drugs, Statins , beta blockers and ACE inhibitors are the mainstay in most cases ( not all) Angioplasty is teserved dor a. Selected few - patients coming in with a heart attack or patients with angina which cannot be treated by medication alone
Answered on Jun 23, 2016
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