Considered as a gold standard for determining and evaluating any blockages in arterial system, Angiography is an X-ray procedure and the first step of determining your condition and kind of treatment you need. This highly safe and rewarding procedure uses iodine dye (Contrast Agent), the procedure is extremely beneficial in helping vascular surgeons determine the best treatment options.
We Follow the Standard Procedure
As one of the top 10 cardiac surgeons in Indore, Dr. Kshitij Dubey encourages the following of procedures determined by the world’s most prestigious non-profit medical organization, American Heart Association. Established in United States, the association is responsible for funding some of the major cardiovascular medical researches. It is highly trusted around the world by eminent vascular surgeons, including Dr. Dubey- the best cardiac surgeon in Indore.
What does American Heart Association Say?
Heart is very complex, and extremely crucial for us to have a normal life. However, when it comes to treating it, people usually chose to take a ‘short-cut’ which becomes a problem in a long run. It is important that you understand that the procedure is only going to streamline things and will allow doctor to reach to the bottom of the condition. Many times, not following the standard procedure leads to recurrence of same medical condition, reason behind it is only one- not treating the underlying factor. Process provides insights on patient’s condition, that help us doctors determine the best treatment for them. Each one of the three steps is onion-layered, but what we can make out of it very beneficial and insightful. Here is what American Heart Association has determined right:
- Indication Development: A set of patient-specific condition defines indications; the term clinical indication provides the context for the rating of therapeutic options.
- Appropriateness Determined: Using Risk Factor Modification (Secondary Prevention) and Antianginal Medical Therapy it is determined that a patient is receiving the indicated treatments for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular event.
- Validation: Validation of treatment and progress is seen with response to the treatment. Multiple approaches are made and each one is closely speculated to provide you the relief from your current condition permanently.
And then Finally Concluding Your treatment with
Holding expertise of over 20+ years, Dr. Kshitij Dubey is highly committed on providing best in class congestive heart failure treatments. We decide the best treatment modality for a patient as per the AHA/ ACC guidelines.
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery done to improve blood flow to the heart. We use blood vessels taken from another area of your body to bypass the damaged arteries.
Angioplasty is a procedure to restore blood flow through the artery, we thread a thin tube through a blood vessel in the arm or in groin up to the involved site in the artery to dilate the blockage.
The following approach is placed in the patients where there in no need for surgery, but use of medicine can provide relief from their particular condition. Medicines are prescribed based on your diagnostics.
How to Choose Between Bypass or Angioplasty?
As a one of the senior cardiologist doctors in Indore and having served for 20+ years, Dr. Kshitij Dubey is an expert in performing complex surgeries. We have expertise in performing bypass. We have medical reason and proof to explain you why you should choose Bypass over Angioplasty and why it is a better solution in overall run.
Life of Solution –
(Angioplasty) Short Term Solution
Provides solution for a short term, and patient has to undergo all tests which finally leads to bypass.
(Bypass) Long Term Solution
A bypass can sustain you for good 15 years, permanent and final treatment with proper lifestyle.
Addresses only large vessels and postpones the problem for a certain period.
(Bypass) Ultimate Treatment
Treats all vessels, it is a complete treatment and existing blockages are completely bypassed.
Angioplasty- Takes only 2-3 days to recover.
Bypass- Takes 3-4 days to recover.
(Bypass) Very rare
(Angioplasty) Costly treatment
Good quality stents are extremely costly and can bring overall expense to surpass bypass.
(Bypass) Economic and for long term
The bypass surgery costs same as angioplasty and provides you better solution for longer period.