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Any Other Blocked Arteries Angiogram
Yes: The simplest and least invasive option is to have abi/pvr. This is a noninvasive test that measures the blood pressure of the arms and compares it to the pressure in various parts of the legs. This along with the waveforms will give your vascular surgeon an excellent idea of where a blockage may be located. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blocked arteries is a condition in which a person has decreased or no blood flow in one or more of his arteries, due to obstructions inside the artery such as thick plaques, floating clumps of broken plaques, blood clots, etc... Severe compression due to a problem on the outside of an artery can also ...Read more
Several: Angiogram is the "gold standard" but ct or mr angiography (which do not require a catheter) can provide useful information. Some arteries can be assessed by ultrasound, but this is less precise. Nuclear stress tests do not show arteries but shows areas of the heart where the arterial supply is insufficient. ...Read more
I had a positive stress echocardiogram so they told me it reflected angina but my angiogram shows no blocked arteries what does it mean?
Have unstable angina angiogram showed 100% blocked right coro artery, 20% left - dr said only adjust meds, no procedure, no surg - now what ?
Severe heart disease: It sounds like they are saying you have inoperable heart disease. The best results that I have seen for such patients have been with a nutritional based approach described by dr. Caldwell essylstyn at the cleveland clinic. Consider his book: prevent and reverse heart disease: the revolutionary, scientifically proven, nutrition-based cure [paperback] at amazon.Com for $10.98. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad has to have an angiogram and a stent put in to stop a blocked artery. I'm scared. How risky is this?
Dad: As long as monitored by cardiologist & general health ok, no worries. ...Read more
Can a blocked artery make one's breathing abnormal at times and cause hoarseness too? I am to do angiogram and possible angioplasty
Would the heart ultrasound and angiogram CT scan i had show if i had coroided artery disease. Blocked heart valves or structural abnormalities?
I had an echo twice. A CT heart angiogram. Stress test. And a chest CT with double contrast.Could all of this miss a artery that is, blocked or partially blocked?Chest pain is bad so I am not sure why?
Highly doubtful: You have had many high tech procedures aimed at evaluating your chest pain: ct angiogram, stress test, and double contrast ct. If looking for a coronary artery obstruction, these should be sufficient. The likelihood of finding a blockage in a person this age range is already exceptionally low, for heart vessel blockages don't occur in this age gp. Must be some other process causing the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more
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