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is Bypass VS angioplasty VS Coronary Orbital Atherectomy
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An_255280 posted:
Hi,
Thank you for wonderfull job, My father has 70% blockage in LAD at the starting or artary (Ref Pic please), Some doctor say's engoplasty will do, some say's By-pass required, and some say's no need to do anything (medication ) will work(sometime mild angina) , Depend on the specialist with whom you meet. He is 63 year old having 2 engoplasty, no diabetic, (clorestrol and Blood pressure are in control), moderate phisical activity.eg walk 1-2 miles walking dailly, 80% time diet control . Please help
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billh99 responded:
Please see my reply in this thread http://forums.webmd.com/3/heart-disease-exchange/forum/5001/1
 
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An_255280 replied to billh99's response:
Thanks for quick reply, But Still not sure what we will go for? Bypass VS angioplasty VS Coronary Orbital Atherectomy
 
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billh99 replied to An_255280's response:
Here is an article that helps explain stenting vs CABAG.

http://www.cardiachealth.org/coronary-artery-disease-treatment-prediction-models

FEV1 is an measurement of lung functioning.

SYNTAX is a computed number that represents the number of blockages that need treatment and how difficult that they are such as if they are in a bend or they are where a artery branches off.


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