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Experience:  MBBS/FCPS/MRCP U.K(R), Senior Registrar Cardiology
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I have a 70% blockage in my widow maker artery. Can I get a

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I have a 70% blockage in my widow maker artery. Can I get a stent done or do I have to have bypass surgery.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes. I am taking metoprolol-50MG for blood pressure and rosuvastan calcium-10 mg for cholesterol.
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: My mother died of a heart attack. I have type 2 diabetes. I have no chest pains or shortness of breath.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Only high blood pressure but that is under control with medication.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.

You can get a stent done

how did they know 70% blocked without a cath? CTA?