What Does 70% Blockage In Heart Mean? Does This Mean That It Is Time To Ask For By-pass Surgery?

If Doctor say there is 70% blockage in Heart. What does this mean? Does this mean that it is time to ask for By-pass surgery? Can't these blockage be removed by medicines?

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i dont know what does your doctor even mean by saying blockage in heart,

but lets assume if he says blockage in the coronary vessels(heart vessels).. then the criteria for undergoing a heart by-pass surgery is any of the two or both..

1-if there is 3-vessel disease (means that if 3 or more vessels are involved)
2-if there is a large vessel disease.(means that if the main large coronary artery is involved)

if the above criteria is not fulfilled, then ya can undergo angioplasty

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