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leg pain after angioplasty

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Angioplasty: If you have a very successful angioplasty that increases flow into the leg, and if that was the problem with walking; then improved function is possib ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Angioplasty: Sure you can. If they need to give you antibiotics for whatever reason ( but I'm assuming the concern is for skin infection after) there are many suc ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Talk to ur doc: Certainly can be done. Risk depends a lot on how healthy you r otherwise. Certain other chronic diseases can make procedure more risky (kidney disease ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
See my previous post: Possible complications are: acute renal failure (usually in people with pre-existing kidney disease), heart attack, heart failure and bleeding - these ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Localized pain: From arterial puncture is not uncommon but bilateral pain would be...Talk to your physician.
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Brockenbrough
48 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: The time frame is dependent on the results of the first and what the overall objective planned. There is no set time. Each case is unique with its own ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orlando Puente
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: If you use enough local there should not be pain sometimes you get transient pain when you dilate the artery but goes by fast.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes, but: Yes, but her risk will be increased. With all medical procedures, there are always risks of complication, so one must weigh the potential benefit in v ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orlando Puente
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
1 /2 days if all wel: Usually can go the same day or the day after if no complications.
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