Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Corinary Artery Disease
Three years ago my fiance' had a heart attack and had a stent put in the back side of his heart. On September 21st 2007, he had 2 more stents put in because of blockages of 80% and 90% but it was not a heart attack. When the stents were put in, I was told that he had damage to the lower part of the heart, scareing that wasn't there the first time they did a stent and that blood was not getting to the back part of his heart. They have done 2 stress test, recently, one to simulate running and an echo,  the other he actually ran on the thread mill and an echo.  The first stress test was inconclusive.
After having the stents put in and the test done, we are now being told that the blood flow has returned to the back part of his heart. Is that possible?  Also, they are saying he has a leaky valve, didn't have that before and we are told it is nothing to worry about. Is that something we should be worried about?  (He also has High Blood Pressure, Corinary Artery Disease, High Cholesterol, is managed, Unstable Angina and a Hyanal Hernia). He is being told that he can return to work only to lift 50lbs. (He is a truck driver, 18 Wheelers). I know with CAD he is at high risk for other blockages. Is it safe for him to return to that type of work and lifting? Should he have more tests?? Should we be concerned about his heart condition??   Thank you for your time.. concerned
Cancel
0 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Top Heart Disease Answerers
11548417 tn?1440481484
Blank
Ger57
Netherlands
159619 tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar f tn
Blank
achillea
CA
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222
Avatar m tn
Blank
tacolino
Ireland
Avatar m tn
Blank
Occupant
IL
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
4522800 tn?1459192030
Blank
VICourageous commented on spider6's status
17 hrs ago
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
Eliminate This ONE Ingredient and W...
Jun 25 by gymdandee
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
Contamination Of Oat-Based Cereals...
Jun 24 by gymdandee
Heart Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Heart Disease Answerers
11548417 tn?1440481484
Blank
Ger57
Netherlands
159619 tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar f tn
Blank
achillea
CA
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222
Avatar m tn
Blank
tacolino
Ireland
Avatar m tn
Blank
Occupant
IL