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weak heart pumping

Dear doctor,

My father aged 59yrs.,was admitted in hospital twice on complain of heart attack.
ECG revealed ST elevaion in anterior leads, Trop T positive and Echo revealed severe LV dysfunction.

Echo Cardiographic report as follows:

Mitral Valve: Normal
Aortic Valve : Normal
Tricuspid Valve: Normal
Pulmonary Valve: Normal
Left Atrium 2.8cms
Left Ventricle 5.6*4.8cms
LVEF% 30 LVFS% LVPW: 0.7cm
LVEDV ml LVES ml LV Mass Grams
Right Atrium Normal
Left Ventricle Normal
IVS 0.5cms
IAS Intact
AORTA 2.6cms
Pulmonary Artery Normal
Pericardium Normal
Doppler Pulmonary Flow Velocity =0.9m/sec
Aortic Flow Velocity=1.0m/sec
Mitral Flow Velocity: E=0.5; A=0.7m/sec; DT=300ms
Color Doppler
Other Findings

Impression
Normal Valves
Dilated LV
LV Regional Wall Motion Abnormality
Anterior Wall Akinetic
Severe LV Systolic dysfunction, LV EF=30%
Grade I LV Diastolic Dysfunction
No MR/ AR/TR/PAH
No pericardial effusion/vegetation/Clot

His angiography revealed that his heart is weak....
some r saying neither angioplasty nor bypass will correct it....while sumothr r saying angioplasty can b done but bypass cannot....as pumping is weak....

So, I request you to please advice a necessary step in view of this report.

I would be very much thankful if you provide answer as soon as possible.
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