My father had a heart attack about 5months ago which was his first he never had any heart problems before that. He was admitted to Apollo and diagnosed with Acute pulmonary edema, moderate LV dysfunction / moderate MR, CAG on 06-06-2016 was 80% ostio proximal LAD stenosis and recanalised lcx with no significant residual stenosis
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Dear sir. A proper opinion can only be given if a cardiologist sees the angiography CD and other relevant details. But from what you say, the best treatment appears to be: 1. the LAD vessel needs to be opened (the best option between bypass & angioplasty can only be decided after a cardiologist sees the angiography CD) . 2. Optimisation of the medicines. Fluid and salt restriction. The blockage described by you seems to be quite dangerous. So please visit a qualified cardiologist as early as possible and get your father personally examined & show the CD, so that appropriate treatment can be given at the earliest. Hope this helps. Dr Chandrashekhar Munjewar www.thefitheart.in
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