A 48-year-old member asked:
I'm wondering why are they delaying my grandma's heart surgery?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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.
5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 30, 2014
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