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How long does a person live with stents in the heart

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Suffer from cramps ad pain in the right side. Have 2 stents in heart and Plural effusion. Suggestions?

My MELD is 13 and my CPT 7 and asked how long I have to live and was told they would not answer ... a transplant from what I was told because have 2 stents in heart and Plural effusion with PFT of 46% I am ...
 

How long is a medicated stent good for ?

How long is a medicated stent good for ? ...
 

Does chemotherapy for lung cancer affect stents of heart?

I am just wondering I had 2 bare metal stents done on April 25 of this year noe I will need to receive chemo for lung cancer (removed by vats ) April 23 not sure how this will affect my heart and how ...
 

Is bypass or stent angioplasty the treatment for heart blockage?

My Dad cardio angiogram was done 2 days back. Report suggest 4 blockages. I enclose the report for you pursual, please advise 1. Do he need to go through bypass or stent angioplast. 2. How soon ...
 

Stents placed after getting heart attack. Feeling weak. How long will it take to feel better?

a heart attack . I had five stents placed (two stents in two arteries; one in another). Wednesday I had three more (in one artery ). How long can I expect to feel so terribly weak? ...
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What is the longevity of medicated stents?

and exercise. My question is how long will the medicated stens last? And do I get the same symptoms .... Sometime in 2009 I had angioplasty done. Three of my arteries were blocked and the heart surgeon were ...
 

What are the risks of replacing a stent?

My husband had a heart attack about 12 years ago and he had stents put in. His cardiologist ... long time. My question is what are the risks when replacing and how much time would he have to stay off ...
 

What is the treatment for a leaking stent?

surgery due to heavy smoking. Lung capacity 25 percent. Approximately how long does she have to live and how large can it grow? Stent was put into her abdomen. ...
 

Stent placement after heart attack. Overweight, smoking addiction. Any advice?

can he improve his EJ? If you take follow doctors orders how long can a person live with such a low EJ ...My uncle suffered a heart attack three years ago. They implanted three stents. His EJ was 30%. Last ...
 

How long does a heart stent last?

My husband is 65. He has had 4 stents put in - did not have a heart attack but they found blockage ....What is the life expectancy after you have stents in. ...
 

Is it safe to travel in high altitude with coronary stent?

I was checking to see about altitude and coronary stents. I have a coronary stent and we are going to take a vacation to Denver. Also wondering about how living there, I am retired female and 60 years old ...
 

How long can someone live with Heart Disease and 5 stents?

OK, one really Serious Question... How long can someone live with Heart Disease and 5 stents? Come on PLEASE, l want some Serious Answers off People who KNOW Thank You ...
 

Can homeopathic medication treat blocked arteries and non working stents?

. If so, what Homeopathic Medicines I will be required to take & for how long? ...Dr Sb. My name is Junaid. I was previously living in Rawalpindi Pakistan, and am living in USA now ...
 

What would you advise in the choice of bypass or stents?

are the options presented. How long does an Angiogram take? What is the primary decision in the choice of bypass ...I have an acute care question. My father has been admitted to the hospital for possible heart ...
 

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 ...
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Is drinking alcohol bad for heart stents
hi,Moderate drinking may help patients recover from coronary stenting to open blocked arteries, according to new research. Stenting involves using a very small tube to open remove blockages from arteries. The consumption of alcohol appears to promote healing by inhibiting inflammation..but not heavy alcohol ..
 
is it safe to go on a roller coaster after having heart stents
Hi It is not advisable to go for such sort of sports after stenting. Regards
 
is it possible 80% blockeg of heart can be cure without sergery ?
it is to be decided by cardiac surgeon. stent are given but in your case the cardiac surgeon will decide.
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