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Quintuple bypass

I understand a quadruple bypass...but when does the need for a quintuple bypass become evident?
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Usually it is evident as soon as the cath is done to check the arteries that supply the heart muscle with blood. Chest pain would be the prime symptom.
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If you have  slight or developing Blood Pressure, Diabetes, and ongoing weight issues then a family Physician is not enough. You must also have a "Cardiologist" to check the effect of your other conditions on your heart and arteries. Rotate your appointments between your family physician and your Cardiologist, ongoing. If you have a good family physician, they will agree. If they don't agree then find another one!
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