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Do the treatment options change depending on how clogged my arteries are?

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Dr. Laura Pak
Surgery - Vascular
5 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

If the artery is completely blocked, or if there are long segments of blockage or multiple areas of complete blockage in a row, it may be more difficult to treat the blockage with angioplasty.
Open surgery becomes a better option in these situations.

In brief: Possibly

If the artery is completely blocked, or if there are long segments of blockage or multiple areas of complete blockage in a row, it may be more difficult to treat the blockage with angioplasty.
Open surgery becomes a better option in these situations.
Dr. Laura Pak
Dr. Laura Pak
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Sure

Please don't smoke.
Control BP and diabetes. Exercise. Eat right. This works for all pad. Aspirin may be added by your doctor. Also a statin. Stents and or surgery not always needed.

In brief: Sure

Please don't smoke.
Control BP and diabetes. Exercise. Eat right. This works for all pad. Aspirin may be added by your doctor. Also a statin. Stents and or surgery not always needed.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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