A CT angiogram revealed 70-90% blockage on my left anterior artey (LAD) .
I am a 50 year old man , insulin dependent diabetic, CABG (2 vessels, RCA and circumflex) performed 8 years ago. The grafts are clean according to the CT angiogram. I have impaired LV ejection fraction with different methods (echo, cath, CT angiogram) giving different values. The range has been 30-43%. the latest CT angiogram gave 43% I was fitted with a medtronic ICD two years ago.
8 years ago I had got stents put in two arteries. The arteries got blocked again within weeks and hence CABG.
I am active, go to the gym and in full time job.
Given the above history, what are the options for me ?
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