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Bypass surgery would be an option, but is not absolutely necessary. When the LAD is severely narrowed (greater than 7...
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There are several concerns. The most dangerous is lung cancer, which is possible given your smoking history. The othe...
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It sounds like you are describing PVCs, or premature ventricular contractions. These are benign extra heart beats tha...
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If you are having a lot of PVCs and/or arrhythmia, it would be reasonable to have an echocardiogram to assess the hea...
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There are many reasons for enlargement of the atria. Amyloidosis can do it, but also causes significant thickening of...
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It is not uncommon to have a low heart rate with an higher blood pressure, and also a rate of 51 is not terribly conc...
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In a young woman experiencing a lot of morning stiffness, I'd be concerned about a rheumatologic disease, like lupus ...
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It's not uncommon for patients to have depression after a heart attack -- there is some subtle connection between the...
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Slow heart rate is normal in someone who exercises. And PVCs are more likely to happen when your heart rate is slow, ...
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You are right that typically an aneurysm is repaired once it reaches 5.5cm or if it is growing greater than 0,.5cm pe...
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