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exercizing after a cardiac stent in the LAD

A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathan Almeida
22 years experience Cardiology
Depends: What you are referring to, is opening a totally blocked LAD long after it has closed off. Depends if there are collaterals ( natural bypass vessels of ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: You should try to eat healthy and maintain a proper weight. Have regular check-up from your family doctor who will monitor for other risk factors.
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Hofkin
27 years experience Radiology
There may be options: Plavix (clopidogrel) is a platelet inhibiting drug. The purpose of the medication is prevention of future myocardial infarction and death following a ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Anti platelet Rx: We use dual antiplatelet therapy for at least 6 months to minimize stents occluding after placement. Usually either aspirin or plavix (clopidogrel) i ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Risk: The procedural risk is the same each time;doesn't increase with successive procedures
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
LVEF after stenting: You clearly had a significant csrdiac event. I am not clear what result you cite for your ef - was it 32% after the stent? Healthy hearts generally ha ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Enjoy ride: Hope you are not doing the tallest and fastest roller coaster.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Do this:: Don't smoke. Eat vegetarian. Exercise 20-30 minutes daily. Try to be normal weight. Keep BP under control. Take aspirin, a beta blocker, and a statin ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Angioplasty/stent : Heart attack is not necessarily prevented by angioplasty or stent. We do treat the underlying disease aggressively as well as dual anti platelet thera ... Read More
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A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Also suggest to have a full cardiovascular evaluation Consider Intensive cholesterol management and anti platelet treatments ,Follow up monitoring of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Variable: The stents in general last a long time! but the trauma and disease may lead to in-stent narrowing clotting, occlusion and need for more intervention ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Sternal wires: Its rare that sternal wires are the actual cause of pain. The pain is more than likely due to scarring from the healing. The pain should also be evalu ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Min
22 years experience Cardiology
Dissection: Dissection, or tearing of the inner layer of the artery, while doing coronary stenting is an uncommon risk of placing metal devices inside of an arter ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher John
44 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes stents can bloc: Angioplasty and stents can reocclude over time.Reasons differ from patient to patient.Can occur acutely or years later.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
One week: Usually 3-7 days it really depends on the details.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alec Moorman
20 years experience Cardiology
Your : Your exertional chest pain (angina) is a result of poor blood flow to the region of your heart supplied by this small artery. Based on your descriptio ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Guynn
35 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Get angiogram: If you have aortoiliac iliac disease an angiogram will help define the anatomy.stent are very effective in this location and are really the first line ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Best: to get clearance from your Cardiologist. Make sure to take your medication with you.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Generally yes: The real question is do they need to be done. An artery that has been closed for some time (cto), is usually no longer threatening to you. In some cas ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Possible : Changes in diet and food intake may lead to weight loss. Diuretic use may also do so. Diuretic use may lead to low potassium which can cause muscle cr ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Left main: most of the blood to the left ventricle passes thru the left main. That is why it is such a serious lesion.
A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
44 years experience Family Medicine
No: You should rely on your cardiologist's direction about how long to take plavix (clopidogrel). There are many variables and it's a high-stakes matter. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Can : Form restenosis at about 9 months so need to be checked. After that they can last several years. Need follow up. Make sure to take your blood thinner ... Read More

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