Cardiologist Claims Bernie Sanders Is Hiding A Key Aspect Of His Heart Health

Bernie Sanders had a heart attack last year, there is no disputing that.

Since then, he first said he would share all of his health information, then changed his mind.

One cardiologist is now saying he is holding back a very important piece of information.

Breitbart reports:

Cardiologist: Bernie Sanders Hiding a Key Metric of His Heart Health

Democrat presidential primary frontrunner Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is withholding a key indicator regarding his heart health after suffering a heart attack on the campaign trail, a leading cardiologist said Monday.

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Dr. Richard Kovacs, president of the American College of Cardiology, said Sanders has not released metrics on the left ventricular ejection fraction, which measures the blood volume that the heart pushes out with each heartbeat. This indicator tracks the likelihood of future heart events and patients’ mortality rate.

“Normally the heart will push out 60 percent,” he told NBC News. “If you go down to 40 or 50 percent, we regard that as mild impairment of the left ventricle. Thirty to 40 percent would be moderate. If you get to 30 percent, that would be severe.”

Despite Kovacs’ comments, Sanders has refused to provide additional information about his health after releasing what the senator claimed was a “comprehensive” medical records report.

“I think we have released a detailed medical report, and I’m comfortable on what we have done,” the 78-year-old said during a CNN town hall event last Tuesday evening.

Questions about Sanders’ health have lingered ever since he checked into a Las Vegas hospital with chest discomfort on Oct. 1 and had two stents inserted.

There are real concerns about this:

It’s a real issue and voters should consider the implications.

 

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