test. This resulted in them deciding to NOT put in stents at least for now. The bad news part of that is he was looking forward to not being as fatigued. Dr. thinks there's other underlying causes for the tiredness. And that could be nothing (nothing she says -ha!) more than him compensating for how bad his shoulder's been for over 2 years. He did stay extra long at the hospital as they use more blood thinners in doing this test. All this being said, it still bears watching as dh tends to have arteries suddenly collapse as a result of the extreme radiation he had back in the mid 60's. He's resting now. We were on the road at 4:50am and I am tired. Slept till 12 midnight, then was awake till 3:30. Next thing I knew the alarm was sounding at 4:00am. Froze while I was in there. Supposed to be up to 85 tomorrow and Wednesday, then back to the ice box.Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is a technique used in coronary catheterization to measure pressure differences across a coronary artery stenosis (narrowing, usually due to atherosclerosis) to determine the likelihood that the stenosis impedes oxygen delivery to the heart muscle (myocardial ischemia).
I've picked up a little here but now I badly need a nap. Just wanted to check in.