Treatment of CAD

Treatment of CAD

The treatment of CAD is important in reducing the risk of heart attack or stroke.

CAD is treated by reducing the risk factors -High blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, smoking, etc.

  1. Take your medications as directed.
  2. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) – Angioplasty is the widening of the blocked artery using a small balloon with the deployment of a flexible wire mesh tube (stent) which remains in place holding the artery open.
  3. Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) open heart surgery.
  4. Enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP).

 

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