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Questions in the Peripheral Arterial Disease forum are answered by Dr. Lee Kirksey, associate professor at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Topics covered include abdominal aortic aneurysm , amputation, arteriovenous fistula, atherectomy, carotid artery surgery , cholesterol , claudication, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) , endovascular aortic stent graft (EVAR), stent placement , stroke prevention, varicose veins , and venous insufficiency .

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hi was found w/60% blockage on lad  w/had cath...doctor didn'tdo nothing..my friend had balloon...an a cleaning out plaque w/drill are laser..is this possible...my doc wants to but me on statins an blood pressuremeds the med  ...altace makes me tired i don' t have high blood pressure said it's for prevention..an crestor made me sick...what other statin would be mor tolerant...i taks thyrid med levoxyl...50mcg...my cholesterol w/no med was 173...triglyc....127.....   hdl...51 .... ldl...97...how are theses # to you they don't explain muc...chol/hdl ratio....3.4..is that bad?my   rbc ...3.9...hematocrit.......low....54.6....neutrophils..79.8......lymphocytes low...15.4  what does this all mean my red blood count something wrong they not telling me..i  jus got the copyan sed rate  23 what is that....i 'm getting scared my family all died young....38-54.of age of heart disease   w/this please for me to understand....help..me understand
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