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41 years male, coronary angiogram- left system, left main: normal, lad: diffuse 70-80% stenosis in ostial lad, lcx: 30 stenosis in distal lcx. Right system, rca: normal. Diagnosis: single vessel disease (svd). They asked me to choose either open heart surgery or stein, which one should I choose?

Dr.Parth Vaghela 87% (95ratings)
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.), Medicine, M.S.( GENERAL SURGERY), M.Ch - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, Bhavnagar
41 years male, coronary angiogram- left system, left main: normal, lad: diffuse 70-80% stenosis in ostial lad, lcx: 3...
the angiography of and distal run off is to be seen prior to decision of choosing whether to go for CABG or Stenting.
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Is angiogram necessary for a patient whose thoracic echo cardio result is "global hypokinesia of lv with severe systolic lv dysfunction"

Dr.Kumar Aditya 89% (40ratings)
MCh (CTVS), MS (Gen. Surgery), MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery,
Is angiogram necessary for a patient whose thoracic echo cardio result is "global hypokinesia of lv with severe systo...
It is required to rule out coronary artery blockage. It may be the cause of lv hypokinesia and systolic dysfunction. Thank you.
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Can I go for an angiogram when I am taking anti platelet medicines like clopidogrel and aspirin.

Dr.Kumar Aditya 89% (40ratings)
MCh (CTVS), MS (Gen. Surgery), MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery,
Can I go for an angiogram when I am taking anti platelet medicines like clopidogrel and aspirin.
Yes you can go for angiography. Now -a-days, it can be done through radial artery so risk of hematoma/ pseudo aneurysm is lesser as compared to femoral route especially when you are taking anti platelets/ blood thinners.
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