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Recovery after having stent put in artery

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Is discontinuing Pravastatin advisable while having stents in artery?

I have had a triple bypass and I have five stents in my right coronary artery . Because I developed an alergic reaction to Pravastatin after two months (suffer liver issue with Lipitor; was on Crestor ...
 

What causes hiccups after stent placement in coronary artery?

I notice the occasional hiccup in my husband after his stent was put in. He had a non medicated stent put in his artery . He has been prescribed 4 blood thinners one of which is plavix and I just read ...
 

What do pain and tingling in leg after stent placement in iliac artery?

I had a stent put in my illiac artery several months ago which relieved my right leg pain. Lately, the leg started hurting again but it seems to come from the back and buttocks down to the big toe. How can ...
 

Suggest a diet plan for a patient having stents in coronary arteries

what kind of diet can I eat after having 3 stents put into my YYYY@YYYY ...
 

Is stent placement advisable when diagnosed with peripheral artery disease?

artery disease with ABI( ankle brachial index) of 0.57 in left leg and 0.9 in right leg. The dr recommended stent placement or arterial bypass. He is having angiogram tomorrow. After reading ...
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Suggest best stents for artery blockage

Good Afternoon Doctor,This is to keep you informed after angiography, Doctor found one of the artery is 99% blocked and we have to put stain. Doctor said their are three kind of stain available. Now ...
 

Does smoking marijuana affect the stent in the artery?

I recently had a stent inserted in LAD artery and have totally quit smoking after 47 years of 1 ... will this affect my stent and arteries. I was a heavy smoker all my life of marijuana and the rest of my heart ...
 

Many stents put due to hardening of arteries. Chewing tobacco bad for arteries?

Yes. I am 57 years old and have hardening of the arteries I had several stents put in around my ... did do after 30 years of smoking. Problem - I chew tobacco now and am worried its just as bad for my ...
 

Had breathlessness, sweating. Stent in arteries, diabetic, blocked artery. Help?

Hello doctor My fathers just got a stent put as his two arteries were blocked .due to some complications in one of the arteries the stunt could not be put an AIBP machine was used ti enhance his Bps ...
 

Are angioplasty and stents good for narrowing left anterior descending artery?

Descending artery, one 80%, and 2 at 70%. I have not had a heart attack and there is no damage to the heart. At first the doctor suggested I may need bypass surgery to fix the problem. When he came to the recovery ...
 

Is it safe to take alcohol after having stent in the artery?

I have had a stent fixedup in Right artery about a 8 months back.My body weight is 56 kg and hieght is 5feet 7 inches.I take blood pressure medication for the last 8years and it remains under control ...
 

What causes discomfort after stent placement in coronary artery?

I had a heart attack caused by my right coranary artery collapsing I had 2 stents punt in to re open the artery thjs was a week ago today and still not feeling normal and aslo is it normal after ...
 

What are the chances of survival after putting stent in artery?

hi my 80 years old grandmother is getting stent in her one of the arteries of the heart. docs say that her 3 arteries are blocked but 1 is the major one..so they are treating that one now..will she be able ...
 

Stents in the coronary artery

I have been done primary ptca and 2 stents placed in rca and 1 stent in left artery 1 month back priscribed with ramistar1.25, betaloc25,stanliptab,aztor40,nitrocontin2.6, clopidogrel A, now 2days back i ...
 

Blood clot in the arm after stent placed in the artery. Re-opened the stent. Stroke symptoms. Was CT scan needed?

my brother had a stent in the artery that runs to his right arm colapse. His arm turned into one big blood clot. the Dr. operated, re-opened the stent, and tried to clear out the clot, but was only ...
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