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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Opposite More Likely: Blood is water+salts, proteins & cells. Blood is engineered to become a solid in seconds. The sold form (clots, thrombus) both plugs holes/tears i ... Read More
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Dr. Tonga Nfor
16 years experience Cardiology
Minimally invasive: A small coil-like tubular device (stent) is inserted at the site of blockage in the carotid artery via a tiny plastic tube going into the artery from ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Procedure: Performed from a small puncture into the artery in your groin area. A catheter is inserted and is used to evaluate the stenosis. A protection device i ... Read More
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Dr. Andris Kazmers
45 years experience Vascular Surgery
Carotid stent: Access via groin artery, tube (sheath) placed over wire in artery, then wire directed into desired common carotid artery followed by placement of a sh ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Place new stent: In old stent. Sometimes need a covered stent. Others just balloon again.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: What is your question? These issues are best discussed with your own rheumatologist or the physician who is treating your lupus.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
A stenosis in: another location is a possibility. Re-angiogram is probably your next step.... Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Vascular surgeon: I believe that only a vascular surgeon with experience in such stent placement can interpret these test results for blood flow.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Celiac artery: If it is definitely determined that your abdominal discomfort is due to continued celiac artery pathology with rather severe abdominal pain from eatin ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: Yes it is a problem. Celiac artery is the major blood supply for the upper abdomen, including spleen, liver, stomach and pancreas. If there is not eno ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Back
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Medical device : If you have a medical device implanted in your body, you should maintain regular follow up with your physician indefinitely. With stents, in particul ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Skudder
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Not practical: Sorry the stent did not help. Yes, it's "possible" to remove but would probably require major open surgery, w risks bleeding or thrombosis of artery. ... Read More
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