Dr. Mahmud Bangash is a cardiothoracic surgeon practicing in Fair Lawn, NJ. Dr. Bangash specializes in surgical procedues of vital organs in the chest such as the heart, lungs, esophagus and more. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Bangash typically treats conditions like heart disease and lung disease. This class of surgeon can also include cardiac surgeons, cardiovascular surgeons, congenital heart surgeons and general thoracic surgeons.
Education and Training
King Edward Medical University 1961
Dr. Mahmud Bangash M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Congestive Heart failure is a weak heart. With treatment CHF gets better. The heart is no longer weak. The best thing is to do echocardiogram. READ MORE
No. You should be safe. Have EKG & Chest X- ray Done before surgery. READ MORE
With proper cardiac regimen including diet & exercise ejection fraction can improve. Also noted some reduction of cardiac size. However it depends on how much the damage had occurred. The earlier treatment, the better it is. READ MORE
Not all but some dental procedures may cause infection of heart valves called endocarditis. The tooth area may be heavily infected. The dental procedure releases thousands of bacteria into the blood stream, &. bacteria settle on the heart valve. READ MORE
You should be checked by your cardiologist. If you have cardiac history, high BP, Diabetes and family history your health check up should be more frequent. Please follow his/her instructions including diet, exercise & medications. READ MORE
Same as everyone else. However you have to be careful to protect yourself against infection of any kind. READ MORE
YES. READ MORE
Generally it should not affect. However anxiety may cause tachycardia or arrhythmia which may affect the interpretation. READ MORE
No. You don’t need if surgery goes well. READ MORE
On the average one week. If you need additional treatment you may stay in the hospital a little longer. READ MORE
You should have a normal life style. Take your medications on time. Follow instructions from your doctors & transplant surgeon. Stay well. READ MORE
One overnight stay for observation. READ MORE
You can have a normal life. But you will be taking anti rejection medications. Sometimes you may feel uncomfortable. READ MORE
Yes you can with the normal heart rate. Though very rare. You need to check your heart with rests& risk factors. READ MORE
No difference. READ MORE
There is no such thing as best treatment. But to get adequate blood thinner. This will hopefully toprevent blood clots forming & moving to other parts of the body. READ MORE
Just maintain your routine & follow instructions of your cardiologist. There is no such thing as faster healing. READ MORE
Infection with bacteria get stuck to the. end side of heart such as Aortic valve. READ MORE
You have to treat the cause of palpitations. Therefore you should see your cardiologist who will do heart & blood tests including for thyroid. READ MORE
You should be seen by cardiologist & check your coronary arterial system. If there is a blockage, arrhythmia may cause heart attack. Otherwise get treatment for arrhythmia & you should be fine. READ MORE
Chest pain or pressure or silent heart attack. There have your cardiologist evaluate your heart & B. P. READ MORE
Alcohol has an effect on the heart muscle. Again, it's the quantity & frequency. READ MORE
You should be examined by a Cardiologist and Pulmonary Physician.You may need to have Echo Cardiogram and Pulmonary Function test.It may be temporary but after these two tests are done you will find out the cause for your breathing difficulty. READ MORE
Heart Transplant is much simpler than used to be. Success rate is high. Life after transplant is more comfortable & enjoyable. Please feel optimistic. And best of luck. READ MORE
You should be seen by cardiologist. If you develop an emergency, then you can get temporary relief by going to the ER. READ MORE
How long? What kind of coronary artery disease do you have at age 32? You can live reasonably long with proper management. READ MORE
No. You should see your cardiologist regularly. READ MORE
Please check with your cardiologist to make sure that all necessary tests, EKG, blood tests are within normal limits. READ MORE
Have cardiac work up to make sure your heart is fine. READ MORE
Talk to your surgeon. All symptoms & past history should be thoughtfully evaluated. READ MORE
What kind of valvular replacement surgery? Open chest, open heart, or per cutaneous apprise has. Aortic or Mitral valve replacement. You should feel better. READ MORE
Yes. One lung is sufficient provided it is healthy. READ MORE
What kind of open heart surgery? Heart valve replacement or coronary artery bypass. Should not take more than three hours. READ MORE
He should have all the necessary tests. Then will determine what kind of procedure is needed. READ MORE
It is a major surgery. Complications include bleeding infection & death in the O R & afterwards. READ MORE
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All your vital signs to be within normal limits, BP, blood sugar, etc. Control your weight. All medications on board. Discontinue blood thinners a few days before surgery. READ MORE
If the operation was successful, there should not be any problem. READ MORE
When Angio shows high grade stenosis, it will require balloon angioplasty and stent or open coronary artery bypass surgery to prevent fatal heart attack. READ MORE
Probably catheter perforated the artery. Or could not pass beyond the blockage. Or developed hemodynamic problems. READ MORE
General chest surgeon who does surgery of esophagus. READ MORE
Follow up in three months. Diet & excercise for now. READ MORE
- Varicose Veins
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Deep Vein Thrombosis (dvt)
- Peripheral Artery Disease (pad)
- Vascular Disease
- Permanent Removal Of Ingrown Toenails
- CEME/Mount Sinai Medical Center Program
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