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Angiography surgery -should I travel to a city for this?
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In brief: Yes
Yes if you need to get angiogram ( ? With possible stent placement of that blood vessel ) if that service is not available in your local area.

In brief: Yes
Yes if you need to get angiogram ( ? With possible stent placement of that blood vessel ) if that service is not available in your local area.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Joseph Gemmete
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees
In brief: High volume center
I would have the procedure performed at a high center. The number of procedures an operator has performed is directly related to outcome.

In brief: High volume center
I would have the procedure performed at a high center. The number of procedures an operator has performed is directly related to outcome.
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine
In brief: Depends Many Options
Angiograms: for symptoms/complications of advanced arterial disease.
Surgery, endovascular or open, an option for extremely advanced complex ds. However, artery disease typically starts in childhood, is within the walls of the arteries & does not affect opening for decades. Plaque ruptures & clots narrow/close the openings. Best focus: optimize NMR particle test, hba1c, bp, no smoking, exercise...

In brief: Depends Many Options
Angiograms: for symptoms/complications of advanced arterial disease.
Surgery, endovascular or open, an option for extremely advanced complex ds. However, artery disease typically starts in childhood, is within the walls of the arteries & does not affect opening for decades. Plaque ruptures & clots narrow/close the openings. Best focus: optimize NMR particle test, hba1c, bp, no smoking, exercise...
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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