My 63 year old dad had a heart attack 3 years ago while driving big rig he thought it was just indigestion and did not seek medical attention till 4 days after and sure enough they informed him he indeed had a heart attack and he was lucky to be alive. They proceeded and put 3 stents in but the 4th was unsuccessful due to to much damage to the left side of the heart. A year and 2 months ago he had a blood clot on his brain and had to go for brain surgery to have it removed they got it out and all was okay. Recently he has been having shortness of breath and he went for another stress test and heart exams and such and they wanted to send him for a bypass(CABG) but because of the brain bleed a year ago they are saying it is to high risk and will not operate. Should we seek a second opinion? Does this sound right is it honestly inoperable? I am pretty worried that his is just gonna give up hope and get depressed. And the stress of it all is not going to help. Just wondering if there are any other ways they can operate or fix this problem? any input would be appreciated.
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