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How long can you live with a stent?

I m seventy two years and recently had a stent put in my heart..one of the main arteries that pumps blood to my heart was almost completely blocked..I ve quit smoking trying to eat healthier and this Tuesday will start heart patient rehabilitation..what s my life expectancy?
Fri, 30 Aug 2019
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi,

Your life expectancy is high, as this kind of operation gives a big hope to many patient to live longer without any complications.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care.

Regards,
Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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