Doctor insights on:
Coronary Artery Ectasia
I m 50 years i have ectasia generalized of coronary arteries excluding main coronary artery plz medical management of disease?
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
I m 50 years old and I have unstable angina for 6 month and now I have ectasia of coronary arteries and I have severe chest pain at rest plz treat?
How severe?: Lifestyle changes dealing with all your risk factors. Weight, smoking, LDL less than 100 md/dl or even less than 70 using statins meds, aerobic exercise, BP less than 130/80, dm control, avoid excessive alcohol etc. If symptomatic with CP and/or consider critical narrowing, revascularization with percutaneous approach vs open heart surgery for bypass following cardiology recommendation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The third artery: Normally the main coronary blood vessel has two branches--the left anterior descending artery and left circumflex, but some people have a third branch termed intermediate artery or ramus-coronary artery--see picture. The incidence is some where between 10-30%. This can cause some confusion in ekg interpretation if this vessel is blocked/causing a heart attack. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Coronary artery
- Severe coronary artery atherosclerosis
- Complications of coronary artery disease
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Caffeine coronary artery disease
- Is there a cure for coronary artery disease?
- What is a coronary artery disease?
- Blockage in coronary artery
- Talk to a cardiologist online