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What Is The Life Of Cypher Stent Post Angioplasty?

sir,
i am 43 years old men. i had undergone angioplasty with cypher stent in january 2011 for one block. i am having aspirin gold 20mg, finolip 145, losar 50 now. i am doing my regular activities now and doing exercise like walking every day morning one hour. kindly let me know how long the stent validity.

ravi
Tue, 19 Jul 2016
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It's around stent blockage chances 6% per yr... Since some person stent get blocked with in year and some with more than 8-10yrs... Medication sudden stoppage commonly causes stent blockages.... And what about new blockages...if no t taken proper care ...no healthy lifestyle then new blockages can come ...don't worry about stents ...just follow medication and healthy lifestyle...take care
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What Is The Life Of Cypher Stent Post Angioplasty?

It s around stent blockage chances 6% per yr... Since some person stent get blocked with in year and some with more than 8-10yrs... Medication sudden stoppage commonly causes stent blockages.... And what about new blockages...if no t taken proper care ...no healthy lifestyle then new blockages can come ...don t worry about stents ...just follow medication and healthy lifestyle...take care