Hk in seattle -- more questions than we can deal with, but you are among the few who get a poba (plain ol balloon angioplasty) procedure and no stent. One resolute integrity in the mid lad and one in the proximal lad. Is your cardiologist aware of your concerns, because heshe would be the best source of information on your specific situation.
I was wondering if this is a condition of people who are aging or is this also happening in the younger generation. Wong -- the main danger from stents is a blood clot that forms inside. By the way, the blockages of 10 and 14 cant be right.
A cardiac mri was also taken which shows that his muscles are thin and brittle so doctor said right now they will not be able to perform by-pass. The other meds you are taking are treating the underlying cause of your coronary artery disease and are meant to lower your risk factor. What are the precautions to be observed after the stent implanted last week to me.
My concern (other than the obvious) is that i live alone with no family around. Sir, my mother in law got an massive heart attack and her two arteries were 100 and 90 blocked so dr. We would recommend waiting on the ed drugs until youve met with himher.
Getting bp medicine, statin, clopilet, ecosprin, promulet hi am srikumar 32 yrs old, 4 months back i had a massive cardiac arrest and undergone primary angioplasty (95block in lv). Clopilet a 75 mg (clopidogrel and aspirin) my history htn with dm since 15 years now im 48 years old , not an angioplasty? Because you had no blockages, so nothing would have been done. Studies have not shown that stents or angioplasty are any better or worse than medication and lifestyle changes (diet, exercise, smoking cessation, etc.
Thank you very much i have an employee who is having angioplasty and a stent put in. At scripps in san diego, all stent patients are genotyped (read regarding this) but few systems elsewhere do this. We suggest you consult with your cardiologist and heshe may want to make an adjustment to avoid these low blood pressure readings. I have undergone angioplasty in february 2013 with one stent but after march i am suffering from acute joint pain, swelling of both foot. The doctor who did the pci recommended that i be on effient and aspirin as the dapt.
Other angioplastyof the left main coronary artery with 1 drug eluting stent implanted. As we have often written, this forum tends to be a complaint department patients write in because something isnt right, or they have questions. They gave me plavix, metoprolol and simvastatinand i seem to be getting dizzy and lightheaded, maybe overwhelmed. Studies have not shown that stents or angioplasty are any better or worse than medication and lifestyle changes (diet, exercise, smoking cessation, etc. Is this scenario normal? Rakesh -- we dont know the specifics of your fathers clinical situation, which artery it is, whether it is the same area that is blocking, or another part of the same artery.
Wed think it would be the other way around, since the concern over stent thrombosis (blood clots in the stent) is more with drug-eluting stents. Sir how many days use drugs metoprolol and clopidogrel after angioplasty? Doctor was fit om stent on. Ornish places great emphasis on meditation and other non-western and non-traditional therapies. How much time should i wait to implant 3 stents after the 1st procedure. I am 51 and had my first stent put in.
My concern (other than the obvious) is that i live alone with no family around. There are well-known rockers with stents, david bowie for one. President bill clinton had bypass surgery several years ago and last year had to have angioplasty to open up two of the arteries that had been bypassed!) perhaps you should accompany your father to his next appointment and ask some of these questions. Adolph bachmann, whose picture is on the top of this page, was the first person to ever get an angioplasty -- and that was in the days of very crude balloon-only equipment. I resume my normal daily work out activity at the gym which i go 4-5 times a week. This will take a full month and followed by six months of lighter control. Not many write in just to say, i feel great, but some do. He told me he prescribes effient in patients who are good candidates for it (no risk of bleeding or age etc. Thats something, however, that you can have some significant effect over, by stopping smoking, if you do, and changing your lifestyle (diet, exercise, etc. In your mothers case, does she have stents now? Being diabetic, she is at higher risk for restenosis -- its part of the syndrome.• mh01610 in India - You are on a number of heart medications (antiplatelet, BP and statin drugs). While sildenafil (Viagra) is relatively safe, there are some concerns that cardiologists have expressed, specifically that it may lower blood pressure too much in heart patients who are already on blood pressure meds.