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I had a heart attack 6 years ago, and a resulting Coronary angioplasty

I had a heart attack 6 years ago, and a resulting Coronary angioplasty.? I had two stents inserted inserted into the artery. To my knowledge this has never been checked; should it be ??
Asked On : Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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No, they can't easily be checked for patency as angiography itself has a small but definite mortality and stroke risk. It cannot therefore be justified as a routine diagnostic test.
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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