my dad had undergone bypass sx 2wks back dt triple vessel disease plus left main stem disease...his postop cholst profile z;ldl z 58,hdl 23,trig227,total cholst 126..the qs i wanna ask is wat measures he shud take 2 maintain optimal level of triglycerides and cholst beside takin statins??wat excercises r safe in this postop period,the ones that r nt harmful fer sternum fusion...thanks..dr.bushra minhas
Usually, on discharge from the hospital there are instructions for post operaton patients to follow. Generally, heart healthy diet and aerobic exercise 3 times a week, moderate lifestyle, etc. Some believe fish oil is beneficial for the heart.
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