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How does a doctor decide if one needs angioplasty?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

On vessel involved and symptoms. Ask your doctor directly.

In brief: Depends

On vessel involved and symptoms. Ask your doctor directly.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: TheirBeliefs&Biases

Angioplasty, a hydraulic expansion of a blood vessel, is widely promoted as a way to reduce symptoms of reduced blood flow to an area.
It brings higher pay & has the public illusion of high-tech. At the same time, it complicates disease & does not ?incidence of heart attack, stroke, etc. Long term. Mds who do procedure recommend more commonly than those who don’t. It’s your body, focus on disease.

In brief: TheirBeliefs&Biases

Angioplasty, a hydraulic expansion of a blood vessel, is widely promoted as a way to reduce symptoms of reduced blood flow to an area.
It brings higher pay & has the public illusion of high-tech. At the same time, it complicates disease & does not ?incidence of heart attack, stroke, etc. Long term. Mds who do procedure recommend more commonly than those who don’t. It’s your body, focus on disease.
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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