|To your good health: To stent or not to stent?|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
DEAR DR. ROACH: My regular cardiologist did a battery of screening tests (CT scan of heart, ultrasound of heart and abdominal vessels, stress test). Sure enough, one of the tests suggested blockages, and he said I should prepare to get an angiogram from an interventionalist to verify and possibly have stent (s) placed. My heart muscle still has no damage (I had quadruple bypass six years ago, even though I had no symptoms; I am 68, not overweight and have never smoked).
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