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Can a 50% blockage of the LAD be treated with medicine instead of a stent?
Can a 50% blockage of LAD (left anterior descending) with mild segment be treated or reduce the amount of blockage by medicine, without putting in a stent? Regards.
submitted by Daud from Kabul, Afghanistan on 2/06/2014
by Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, Neil E. Strickman, MD
If only 50%, then risk factor modification is all that is required.
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Updated February 2014