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My angiogram showed a 95% blockage in the right coronary

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My angiogram showed a 95% blockage in the right coronary artery distally and where there is a splitting into 2 different arteries.. Cardiologist says it will be accessible to stent but it will take longer than usual. Do you agree? It's not until Tues PM. Can I wait? I've probably had angina for six months thinking it was musculoskeltal. NO other blockages noticed.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Will my answer come soon or just cancel my request
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

yes, I agree with your cardiologist.

yes, you can wait until Tuesday for the angiogram.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Is this a difficult stent to place? My last 2 stents were 7 years ago. He said I need to take 40 mg lipitor. MY PCP had me on 10 mg only.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

it can be difficult, but it can be done.

increasing your lipitor can help lower your cholesterol

going on a vegan diet can also help reduce plaques in your heart arteries as well.