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Is there any risk for a patient (ef = 39%)(angioplasty, stenting, cardiac arrest 5 weeks back) to travel by train 2500km to reach best cardiac hospital

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Dr. Bijoy Khandheria
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No

Unless there is ongoing chest pain.

In brief: No

Unless there is ongoing chest pain.
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Dr. William Zachary
Wilderness Medicine

In brief: Probably not

A few risks come to mind with your condition and a trip of this nature.
First, if the train climbs to high altitudes, you might be more prone to experience problems due to diminished cardiac function. Second, the risk of communicable disease is higher with numbers of people in closed quarters. Third, the train might wreck. Overall, i'd say the benefits probably outweigh the risk.

In brief: Probably not

A few risks come to mind with your condition and a trip of this nature.
First, if the train climbs to high altitudes, you might be more prone to experience problems due to diminished cardiac function. Second, the risk of communicable disease is higher with numbers of people in closed quarters. Third, the train might wreck. Overall, i'd say the benefits probably outweigh the risk.
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