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The risk of failed coronary artery bypass grafts
The only lab value of concern is a high creatinine (1.9), indicating a problem with your kidneys, possibly as a result of the medications you are taking (presumably for high blood pressure).
I have inadequate information on the function of your heart; the ECHO report is insufficient to tell me whether there is a recurrent problem with your coronary arteries. Your shortness of breath and other symptoms are of concern and certainly suggestive of angina and risk of recurrent new coronary artery disease, as well as the risk of failed bypass grafts:
I suggest you ask for an exercise stress test. If you cannot do the exercise stress test, there are other ways to test the same w/o a treadmill:
If positive, you may need another heart catherization or CTCA (if available in your area):
Hope this helps,
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