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Cough after angioplasty stent

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
Cardiology 36 years experience
Not very: Ptca w stenting has come a long way in recent years with better equipment and easier to place devices (smaller caliber stents). Drug-eluting stents ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
Short or Long Term?: Is the bigger issue. With many technical equipment improvements since started in humans 1977, short-term technical success & complication rates have g... Read More
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Dr. Christopher White
Cardiology 44 years experience
<2% risk death : About 5% risk of heart attack. Safer through the wrist (radial) than the groin (femoral) for bleeding complications.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Drug eluting stents: Are the preferred stents but the major factor is being on Plavix (clopidogrel) for a longer period of time with these stents (typically 1 year).
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
Drug Eluting Stents: Have better long term track record. Remember: stents are made of stainless steel, a material foreign to the body which also ↑clotting. Drugs on stent ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Stent: You need to discuss stents with your interventional cardiologist. The various stents available have subtle differences which make different operators ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
24 hours: You'll up and at 'em in 24 hours. Good luck!
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A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Pain after stent.: Is that area tender? Is there swelling? With this finding, you may want to follow-up with the vascular doctor who performed the procedure.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
acute or chronic?: If the occluded vessels are associated with a heart attack implying that they have just occurred (that in itself is odd because there is generally onl... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher White
Cardiology 44 years experience
Ask your doctor: Nothing about a stent should impact intimacy. The underlying heart trouble might. Ask you doctor about your specific case.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
Cardiology 34 years experience
Symptoms after stent: After a stent is implanted to treat a blocked coronary artery, patients and doctors are often concerned about symptoms and wonder whether they are a w... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Samaan
Cardiology 19 years experience
No: Depends on if you an work or are functional. Amount of stents won't determine that.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
A Verified Doctoranswered
37 years experience
Different life: Do you have an acute coronary episode (heart attack)? Or the coronary artery disease discovered by stress test due to angina? Anyway you should go thr... Read More
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