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My heart catherization results say an artery is 90% blocked and it can't be fixed. Why can't it be fixed?

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• Joyce -- sounds like the indication is "D2", which stands for the second diagonal branch off the left anterior descending (LAD) artery. You should ask the interventional cardiologist why he/she doesn't want to attempt opening it. It may be that the diagonal is so small it's not affecting your heart function. It may be in a particularly inaccessible place that could be more prone to procedural complications. Whatever the reason, we're sure you'd like to know why. Let us know what you find out.
Angioplasty.Org Staff, Angioplasty.Org, July 18, 2009

• I need to know what is either a DZ or D2? I can't make out if the second letter is the letter z or the number 2. It is on my heart catheterization results and says 90% blocked and it can't be fixed. What is it and why can't it be fixed?
Joyce, New Jersey, USA, July 13, 2009

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