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Surgical mortality rates are between 1 and 3% but can go as high as 10%. The more HDL a person has, the lower the risk of a heart attack. When only one or two blockages are involved angioplasty is preferred. Antibiotic prophylaxis is indicated in dogs with subaortic stenosis when any type of procedure that can result in significant bacteremia is performed. In other words, an increase of vessel diameter may be due to better relaxation of the vessel wall or disappearance of cholesterol in a highly sclerotic vessel; but it also could be due to a compensatory widening during the first stages of cholesterol deposition.

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