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A patient have coronary artery disease and taking treatment by angioplasty with stent....takin medication like atorovastin,ecosprin, metpure xl,clopid....what should be taken for treatment of ring worm?
Heart healthy: Angioplasty does not cure the cause of the blockage in your arteries. Your arteries may become narrow again. Eat a heart-healthy diet, exercise, stop smoking (if you smoke), and reduce stress to help lower your chances of having a blocked artery again. Your health care provider may give you medicine to help lower your cholesterol. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Balloon in artery: You are probably referring to balloon angioplasty, which refers to inflating a specialized balloon in an artery to open up a blockage. This is usually done "percutaneously"; this means using a small tube which is inserted through a puncture site in the skin. Angioplasty can also be done with an open surgical procedure. In this case, a small "patch" is sewn to the artery to widen it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hydraulic Expansion: Angio=blood (blood vessel in this case); plasty=physical change /remolding of tissue. In angioplasty, a flexible guidewire, typically 0.014" diameter, is threaded through an area to be expanded. Over this guidewire, a balloon catheter (engineered plastic tube device) +/-stent is slid into the area & expanded using pressures 60-250 times usual blood pressure, deflated & then balloon & wire removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Risk modifications: Assuming your reduction in ef is due to heart muscle damage from coronary obstructions, the damage is done. The focus should be on preventing coronary disease progression by risk factor modification ( diet, lipid management, hypertension treatment, diabetes treatment, no smoking, etc.) if you still have areas of the heart where the muscle is alive but not functioning, opening the vessels helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do you have angina?: If there is a valid indication, as determined by a legitimate medical facility, especially if you have unstable or limiting symptoms, angioplasty is a low risk procedure that can very favorably improve the circulation in your heart. If you're unsure of the need, request a 2nd opinion. If there's no question about indication, you should have it done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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