I am Dr Tryzelaar and a retired cardio thoracic surgeon. After a life-long career in the treatment of heart diseases, I created this web site to help you with your cardiac disease questions. This is what you'll get:

 

 

 

 

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I have been advised by my primary physician to schedule a cardiac catherization and possible stent placement procedure after having a Nuclear Stress Test with the following "Findings:  The study quality is excellent.  There is no transient LV ischemic dilatation noted...
The test proves you have insufficient blood supply to a small part of your heart, but that overall function is normal. Many patients can be treated with medications and a heart-healthy lifestyle, and a procedure such as a stent or bypass is only needed for them when there are disabling and/or...

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When is Bypass Surgery the Best Treatment?

The medical literature and my own experience support this course of action in patients with symptomatic CAD:

 

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