My husband has five stents inserted after the attack
My husband had a mild heart attack in June 2010. He had just turned 60 in May and has been a life long cigarette smoker. He had an angiogram , and five stents inserted after the attack. no heart damage. He continues to smoke a package a day. He only takes the blood thinner medication and refuses...
RESPECTED SIR WHAT ABOUT STENT ? HOW MUCH OF TIME IT IS WORKING ? IT COST HOW MUCH ?
Hello! In case of heart attack which is caused by heart arteries blockage, emergency coronarography and stent insertion into obstructed vessel allows to avoid heart muscle necrosis. The catheter is inserted to the heart arteries and that way stent is placed. Regards.
What are the drawbacks of bypass surgery..? Can u pls help
It's a open heart procedure while stenting/angiogram is less invasive. You will have similar side effects as compared to other open surgeries. Scarring and pain at the site of incision are few of drawbacks.
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