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Bob's stress test showed a blockage; he has chest pains a few times a week. Angiogram? Angioplasty? WebMD says medical therapy is just as good. Risks?

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Dr. Mark Lubienski
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Symptomstic

if you are indeed having angina and the documented blockage is severe enough to cause it the intervention is appropriate and proven better than medical therapy.
Also need to consider your heart pumping ability and your lifestyle but if you want to be active it should be fixed

In brief: Symptomstic

if you are indeed having angina and the documented blockage is severe enough to cause it the intervention is appropriate and proven better than medical therapy.
Also need to consider your heart pumping ability and your lifestyle but if you want to be active it should be fixed
Dr. Mark Lubienski
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