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is it possible to heal inflamed artieries after a CABG

I am 48 years old and have recently undergone a bypass surgery on heart. I am not a medical student but if its true ( correct me if i am wrong ), magnesium helps in healing inflammation in arteries. ...
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How is choice made between coronary angioplasty and coronary artery bypass surgery

Coronary angioplasty (PTCA or PCI with stenting) and coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) are 2 main methods to treat severe symptomatic coronary artery disease. Former is done through tiny ...
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When is angiography needed in stable angina patients?

Under which conditions is angiography needed in patients who have 'stable angina')? In other words, what are the 'indications' of angiography in such patients? The angiography is done with a view to ...
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Surgery or angioplasty after angiography?

After angiography (done for episodes of anginal chest pains), how do doctors decide whether to go for angioplasty (balloon dilatation of blockages of arteries of heart) or surgery (coronary artery ...
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Should we all be getting calcium scans for detection of coronary artery disease?

I recently watched a documentary on the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease and it’s consequence (myocardial infarction) in which surgical intervention before an event - via a calcium ...
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