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Father, 67, had silent heart attack 1 month back. Angiogram revealed 100% lesion in left anterior & circumflex. Bypass was suggested but later rejected due to deceased artery. Treatment options needed?

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Dr. Frank Mayo
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Medical therapy

Aggressive medical therapy if not a candidate for surgery.
Has stenting been discussed as an alternative to surgery?

In brief: Medical therapy

Aggressive medical therapy if not a candidate for surgery.
Has stenting been discussed as an alternative to surgery?
Dr. Frank Mayo
Dr. Frank Mayo
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Dr. Milton Mintz
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See pcp

Or cardiologist. There are meds available-careful lipid studies, frequent follow ups!- exercise program all supervised by your physician.

In brief: See pcp

Or cardiologist. There are meds available-careful lipid studies, frequent follow ups!- exercise program all supervised by your physician.
Dr. Milton Mintz
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: More information

Will need more information to make a good decision - lv function, diabetes other illness and more importantly - viability of the affected areas and the arteries condition beyond the blockage.

In brief: More information

Will need more information to make a good decision - lv function, diabetes other illness and more importantly - viability of the affected areas and the arteries condition beyond the blockage.
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
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