Treatment of CAD

Treatment of CAD

Treatment of CAD is important for reducing the risk of heart attack or stroke.

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

Always take medications as directed.

Invasive Solutions:

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.

Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG): Open heart surgery

Noninvasive Solution:

Enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP)

 

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