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Worried about life after a heart attack
You have a chronic disease called coronary artery disease (CAD), a complication of atherosclerosis. Although it is possible to slow down its progression, it is unlikely that it will stop and/or disappear. In addition you have a stent, which has a 10-15% failure rate and of course will not protect you against other blockages such as the one in your LAD if it gets worse.
Best course of action: live as healthy a lifestyle as possible, keep your cholesterol under control and get checked regularly.
The ectopics are probably not an issue, as demonstrated by the normal stress tests.
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