What does long-term care imply after a revascularization procedure?
The long-term care after a revascularization surgery involves the management of the risk factors that contribute to heart disease through lifestyle changes. Your doctor will discuss these with you before you are discharged.
Certain risk factors such as family history are not modifiable, but, dietary factors and exercise habits may be changed. Your recovery process will be progressive and you will need to follow the guidelines advised by your surgical care team. Here are the steps you should take to improve your heart health after revascularization surgery:
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