Chronic Total Occlusions 

A Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) refers to a complete blockage that persists for three or more months in one of the coronary arteries, which are responsible for carrying blood to the heart.

Symptoms associated with Chronic Total Occlusions in Chennai may include chest pain, tightness or pressure, dizziness, fatigue, irregular heartbeat, nausea, racing or rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, and upper arm pain. 

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Symptoms of Chronic Total Occlusions 

CTOs primarily develop due to the accumulation of plaque, a fatty substance, in one or more coronary arteries.  

Causes of Chronic Total Occlusions 

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This CTO intervention procedure involves injecting a contrast dye into the blood vessels, which allows visualization of the coronary arteries on an X-ray and assessment of blood flow.

Diagnosis and Tests 

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The treatment approach for Chronic Total Occlusions in Chennai focuses on reducing symptoms and minimizing the risk of heart-related events, such as a heart attack. 

Management and Treatment of Chronic Total Occlusions  In Chennai 

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI): This CTO intervention procedure entails the insertion of a catheter through a blood vessel in the groin or wrist. 

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG): CABG is an open-heart surgery where a blood vessel, either from another part of the body or an artificial graft, is used to divert blood flow around the obstructed coronary artery, enabling it to bypass the blockage. 

Treating chronic total occlusions (CTOs) can lead to improved blood flow, alleviating symptoms and enhancing overall CTO cardiac intervention. 

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Treatment of Chronic Total Occlusions in Chennai carries procedural risks, including bleeding, infection, and adverse reactions to anesthesia or medications. 


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To conclude, treating Chronic Total Occlusions in Chennai improves blood flow, relieves symptoms, and enhances patient outcomes.


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