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Should I wait to get a stent ?

I am 64 year old male and have had 3 mild heart attacks and have had stents each time. The last one was a month ago. At that time the doctor said I had two more arteries that were 80% blocked and needed to be stented soon. He wants to do it next week, but for various reasons, I want to wait until the middle of April....Is okay to wait that long?

Asked On : Thu, 25 Feb 2010
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Hi.. You may need regular medications, avoid all physical activity and stress and be on regular follow up, good control of diabetes and other risk factors are essential.. These have to be followed if you plan to post pone the stenting.. You may avail the specialist opinion facility provided in this website to get specific opinion from a cardiologist..

Answered: Fri, 26 Feb 2010
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