Stents are placed inside the blocked coronary artery/arteries, which lie ABOVE the heart.
Certain Coronary arteries lie at the base of the heart and stent/s are used you can term it BELOW, but physically they are lying over the myocardium(heart).
Answered: Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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