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St. Paul’s Hospital told him he likely had heartburn, but he actually had a 90 per cent heart blockage

A man who went to SPH with chest pains was told he had heartburn (Photo credit: CityNews Vancouver)

A Vancouver man is never going to St. Paul’s Hospital for heart pain again after he says a doctor told him what later turned out to be 90 per cent heart blockage, was likely just heartburn.

The hospital visit in early November came after chest pains Nicholas Lourotos, who’s a heart attack survivor, had been feeling for several days, intensified.

“[A] very alarming and very typical symptom of having a heart blockage,” Lourotos tells NEWS 1130.

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