Aa
A
A
A
Close
Heart Disease Community
20.2k Members
Avatar universal

Distal LAD blockage

My father recently had a heart attack and was told that the artery that caused the heart attack had been stented but he had other blackages. He was discharged, given new medication, and advised to get a cardiologist and have heir she take care f the other bloackages. Now that we’re home I went through his paper work and saw that he has a 99% blockage of his distal LAD. Is this something he could have been sent home with? Also my dad is diabetic and they mentioned something about stents not lasting in diabetic patients
0 Responses
Have an Answer?
Top Heart Disease Answerers
159619 tn?1538180937
Salt Lake City, UT
11548417 tn?1506080564
Netherlands
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Is a low-fat diet really that heart healthy after all? James D. Nicolantonio, PharmD, urges us to reconsider decades-long dietary guidelines.
Can depression and anxiety cause heart disease? Get the facts in this Missouri Medicine report.
Fish oil, folic acid, vitamin C. Find out if these supplements are heart-healthy or overhyped.
Learn what happens before, during and after a heart attack occurs.
What are the pros and cons of taking fish oil for heart health? Find out in this article from Missouri Medicine.
How to lower your heart attack risk.