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Category: Cardiology
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Experience:  MBBS/FCPS(R)/MRCP U.K(R), Senior Registrar Cardiology
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why will the hopstial not put a pump in to my dads heart after

Customer Question

why will the hopstial not put a pump in to my dads heart after he has had a few heart attacks and one of the right chambers of his heart the muscles are dead and not working they have put a stent in but he has had another heart attack since then and there just waitting to see if something happens or the heart gets better
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr .Saeed ahmed replied 2 years ago.
Customer:

Hello, Thank you for your question. I will try my best to help you with your questions.

Customer:

unfortunately if right heart is weak then pump cannot be placed

Customer:

because these pumps are placed in the left heart and they need atleast some function of the right heart

Customer:

if right heart is very weak then these pumps are of no use.

Customer:

I hope this answers your questions.

Customer:

let me know if you have queries.

Customer:

Do rate my answer as positive if no further questions. Thank you.