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VEG-F

I had a double by pass 10 years ago but one graft blocked up a few months later. My angina is becoming worse  and Ican only walk  short distances.At 84 years (today) I am not eligible and have no desire for open heart surgery.
VEG-F would seem an alternative.
What is the state of development and is it likely to become available here in Australia (where it started) in the forseeable future?
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In the United States, though the therapy seems to hold promise, for the most part research is on hold as regulatory issues are being worked out. I am not aware of any clinical research on vegf in Australia at the current time. If medications are not sufficient for you angina, a high-risk angioplasty might be a possibility to consider, if your coronary anatomy is suitable.
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What is VegF? Thanks!
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good question robin.  i believe it would be helpful to many
of us to have a brief expanation of some of the unfamiliar
(to most) terms used in the questions and answers.  once
again, sincere thanks to all who make this wonderful forum
possible.
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