Stent

What is Stent?

Stent is medical term used for a tube which is temporily holded for a natural conduit to open and to allow access for surgery.

Questions and answers on "Stent"

what is the cause for pancreas stones he had a stent put in that was done in july and the Dr. told it can not stay longer then 4 to 6 weeks .I want to kown what this can do if it remains much longer

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
can bet blocked

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Chronic pancreatitis is the cause of development of pancreatic stones.
The stent needs to be removed as it can get blocked and cause infection or pancreatitis. The chances of these increase after 3, months.
Regards
Dr Samir...

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I have a stent have passed the stone there is no string attached to the stent it only hurts when I pee is it ok to have sex I'll have bee stent in for another 5

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
incomplete query

Detailed Answer:
Hi

As I understand you have a urinary stent in place, could not understand the location of it, ureters or bladder junction or kidney ureteric junction.

Sexual intercourse perhaps is not a contraindication for the procedure unless your doctor...

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Had a heart stent put in 2 days ago. Feel pretty good but experiencing right arm weakness. is this normal?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Should be examined by your doctor

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Welcome to HCM and thanks for your query.
I understand your concern.
Was the stenting procedure done through the artery in the right arm? If so there may be some transient weakness.
If not it is not a normal aftereffect of...

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I have a lump above my right eye, size of a pea just had Stent placed in right carotid artery on 4 of April 17, do you think this is anything I should get checked , Regards XXXX, Australia.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I would recommend as follows:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

Regarding your concern, I would explain that the lump could be just inflammation or an infection, but bleeding can not be excluded either.

Considering the fact that you have placed a...

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Hi had stent in main heart valve 3 weeks ago last nite had burnig an chest pain for hours is it normal

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Can be suggestive of problem with stent,adviced stress thallium.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks of choosing HCM for your query,
Chances of stent thrombosis are very high during the initial 30 days of stenting.
A chest pain which persisted for hours can not be neglected especially when...

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II have a stent with no stringI have passed the stone it only hurts when I pee I have to stent in for another 5 days is it ok to have sex

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Recommend to use a condom to avoid infection

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear.Thanks for your query.

If you are about to undergone a stent procedure then chances of infection are high especially during a sexual activity/intercourse.I completely understand your concern and I deeply regret to...

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Hello. Is it safe to have an MRI with a Greenfield Filter, stent and mesh in your body?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes,it is safe to have MRI with mentioned things.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Christinefrick
Thanks for writing to us

It is absolutely safe to have MRI with Greenfield Filter,Stent and Mesh in human body.
These things are incorporated securely in human tissues within six weeks after...

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Is it normal after a stent to have sharp pains along with a fulters of the heart. I don't have any other symptoms.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Part of the original disease

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Yes these conditions arise
Most commonly soon after the stenting.
You see what happens is that the artery of the heart is usually blocked.
Its like something stuck in a pipe.
So when we stent we basically reopen this pipe by removing...

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i had a stent put in 7 years ago and intend to go skydiving this weekend. i work out 5 days a week including runs as long as 10 miles and ski and climb . i am physically fit. Should i be concerned. what are the risks based on my stent? Thanks

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Acceptable

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Looking at your physical activity level it appears like your exercise tolerance is quite good and it should not be too risk to do skydiving. generally when functional status is good there won't be any additional risk. but as recommended for any...

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I have arterial stints at the bi verification due to blockage to my legs. Is there any contraindications for using infrared sauna for RA and circulation problem?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You should have no problem with the stent that were placed.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to HCM: Many people with RA like yourself and even those with reynauds use infrared sauna without any issues, there is no correlation that I see which would place the stents that you have in any...

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Recent questions on  Stent

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Hello, my fiance 38yr had major MI , his main artery was 100% blocked, the operation was done within 1 Hr after MI, he underwent Angioplasty and stenting, after one month he went back to normal, doc said everything is ok, he s taking the medicine and living an ordinary life, he stopped smoking and rests more, my question is: How does stenting affect life spam? Is he in danger, and doesnt it mean he will live less?

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Hello..My mother received a massive heart atack 2 years back and her angioplasty was done after that...4 stents were inserted and LVEF was around 35%. I went with my mother for regular visit to the cardiologist and he suggested for ECHO..Now ECHO report mentions a LVEF of 30%. Just wanted to consult how can be the after effects of it..and how can we increase the LVEF level..My cardiologist says that there is no way of increasing LVEF by medication.

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my father did an orthopedic surgery he should receive clexane is there any tablet form the same as clexane function also someone diabetic 50 yrs old did cardiac catheterization bec of 4 thrombi in the heart and put stents since 4 yearsdoes he must receive plavix or jasperin for ever or what thank you very much

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My husband just had a stent put in his coronary artery - he has had several before including a 3 vessel bypass and a ballloon to open the first blockage he had (which produced a heart attack and damage to his left heart muscle. The doctor also told me that my husband has an artery , the mammary artery, that remains blocked . He said the thought of putting two stints in but they would likely close as it is too long - my question is what will this mean to his day-to-day functioning and is it likely to cause another heart attack? the doctor said the stent he put in should give him a good improvement.

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Good Morning, I am caregiver for my Father who is 95. He has asthma , COPD, just had a stent inserted in his right aortic valve and is due to have a valve replacemt next week. Last thursday he started feeling ill, cough , clight fever, took him to...

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hi im having a kidney stone removed and a new stent put in but i found out i have an enlarged heart i was told that you cant use anasthsia on an enlarged heart also will they send me to a cardologist before surgery how long does it take to get an...

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yes my husband is on three blood pressure medicines and his dr. refuses to know that he is losing weight and feels dizzy and light headness should I get another dr. to do a work up on him. I am losing faith in this dr. and want a second opinion so...

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