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Angioplasty/By Pass
My father has been diagnosed with triple vessel coronary artery disease. Right Coronary artery - 90% stenosis LCX - 70-80% LAD - 70-80% He is 66 years of age He chews tobacco Ocassional smoker He has diabetes for which he takes Gemer 1 mg He also has slightly high blood pressure. Doctors have suggested surgery. They said both angioplasty and by pass surgery can be done. I want to know which option would be the best?
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It totally depends upon the extent and type of the lesion, your fathers angiography cd needs to be seen so I can give you a better informed opinion. He must quit smoking and chewing tobacco.
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Hello. In triple vessel diseases like this CABG (bypass surgery) is better option than angioplasty. Consult a CTVS specialist.
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