Heart Blockages can hamper the body functionality with high adversities. Dr. Rahul Gupta, Cardiologist is here to speak about the considering factors to pick the right modes of treatment.
Dr. Rahul Gupta says that, if you are looking for non-invasive treatment options for heart blockages, then medicines are meant to give wonderful results by clearing out severe blockages. But with certain conditions! Stability is something that is to be diagnosed within a patient to treat them with medicines.
As per the information conveyed by Dr. Rahul Gupta, the heart blockage condition is measured as two different types such as:
A condition is termed to be under stable angina if a patient is walking for a kilometre or more to experience chest pain or breathlessness. But, the moment they take rest, they feel fit! Hence, this condition is called stable angina.
A condition is termed to be under unstable angina if a patient is feeling chest discomfort after walking only a few steps or after having meals. Along with that, if the patient is not getting relief even when at rest, then he/she has an unstable angina condition.
Treatment for Stable & Unstable Angina Condition
If a patient has heart blockages under stable angina, then he/she can consume prescribed medicines to cure the severe blockages as well. But, if they have an unstable angina condition, then they will have to take up Angioplasty or bypass surgery based upon the location of the blockages.
Along with that, the preferred treatment is also decided based upon a clinical score that is obtained for all patients with a proper diagnosis. Any score that is above 70% is recommended for bypass or angioplasty surgery.
Dr. Rahul Gupta says, you need to keep in mind that even with such a high percentage, you can seek a cure through medicines. But, the condition is that you must have gone through the entire screening system from a trained and professional cardiologist to determine whether the condition is stable or unstable angina. Once identified, the condition can be treated further with ideal options as suggested above.
These are the important factors that help medical experts decide which treatment option can be picked to attend heart blockage conditions. Dr. Rahul Gupta has conveyed us his expertise upon picking the right treatment options for heart blockages.
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Dr. Rahul Gupta
MD, DM, FESC(Europe), FSCAI, IACC(USA)
Sr Consultant Cardiologist, Head of the Department
Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai, Cardium Clinic Vashi