What Are the Standard Treatments for Heart Disease?

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Inevitably all those patients first will require minimum the procedure we call Cardiac Captivation and that is inserting a small tubes to the heart, either from the radial artery which is the wrist artery or from the artery in the groin, we call the femoral arteries and they go to the heart and take various pictures of the aorta of the heart Leventrical and the Coronary arteries.

Based on extent of those abnormalities and the blockages, the decision then is made that in some cases about I would 10-15% of cases that medical therapy will suffice. So maybe the adjustment increase or decrease of some medicines will be good enough. Then about 70% of cases, the one or two block cases maybe that serious enough and that advance that medicine alone will not be good enough.

So then we get the stand and the stand basically is the mesh which is inserted into the artery and now we have a dark-coated stand, which decrease the chance of re-blockage in the future. And about 10-15% of cases once the blockage is very extensive in multiple areas and many arteries are completely blocked, then the best treatment is coronary artery bypass surgery.

And that is what we call Carbage or open heart surgery in which chest is opened although there are some minimal invasive procedures by opening, making a small cut at the level of the rib that requires basically surgical incision and attaching various grafts, either the vein taken from the leg or intra-membrio axis from the shoulder and that attaches to the blocked arteries distilled to the blockage.

So basically it bypasses the blockage so that now the patient have a new conduit to give addition blood flow to the various area of the heart, and that has shown that really improves patients symptoms, and in many patient group prolongs their survival and improves their overall prognosis.