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A 48-year-old member asked:

I'm wondering why are they delaying my grandma's heart surgery?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Several,options: More tests to determine risks: carotids, veins, arterial duplex, muscle viability. Renal- kidney function. Have Plavix (clopidogrel) or medications wear off. Sometimes to have patient consent? Family gather from afar etc.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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