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What is the prognosis post stent replacement?

I guess I m just curious about the average amount of time before a patient passes once morphism e drip is initiated. She was given 3 months to live two weeks ago but has not responded to her cardiac meds after she just had a HAnwith stent placement. Grandma even tried committing suicide with her pain meds once finally home from ICU, and was rushed back when it was then determined Hospice care was what she was wanted. But now since last night she has taken q turn for the worst. Can move turn self or eat and has the morphine erip going for comfortability. So I guess my question is how long on average does someone remain alive. I know everyone is different.,.too but...
Fri, 17 Jun 2016
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normally stent mostly block in3-4yr and if blocked also she may live with that Block's for some time also with out any intervention. after blockage of arteries if they are severe bypass surgery can be done
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What is the prognosis post stent replacement?

normally stent mostly block in3-4yr and if blocked also she may live with that Block s for some time also with out any intervention. after blockage of arteries if they are severe bypass surgery can be done