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Massage after angioplasty

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
Endocrinology 20 years experience
Usually okay: Get clearance from your cardiologist, but it is usually not a problem.
Dr. Kirk Charles
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Possible: This should be discussed with the doctor who performed the procedure since they have information about your overall health. Generally, should be fine.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Kafie
Vascular Surgery 28 years experience
Dilatation : Any type of dilatation of a blockage by balloon or other instrument inserted inside the blood vessel.
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
Hydraulic Expansion: Angio=blood (blood vessel in this case); plasty=physical change /remolding of tissue. In angioplasty, a flexible guidewire, typically 0.014" diameter,... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Variable: But on average, about an hour. It depends on how many vessels are involved and how technically easy or difficult it is to approach them. In the setti... Read More
Dr. Liviu Klein
Cardiology 23 years experience
It depends: It depends on the number of vessels treated, number of stents that need to be deployed and their localization in the artery (high risk vs. Low risk), ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Minimal: Minimally invasive but everything has potential risks ask your doctor to discuss prior to the procedure.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Very high: Greater than 95% with favorable coronary anatomy.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Light
Vascular Surgery 36 years experience
Balloon in artery: You are probably referring to balloon angioplasty, which refers to inflating a specialized balloon in an artery to open up a blockage. This is usually... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Thomas
Vascular Surgery 19 years experience
Varies: Angioplasty's can be performed on any artery in the body. Certain areas are easier to access and treat than others. Certain blockages or problems are ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
Cardiology 39 years experience
Stress test: A stress test is indicated if recurrent symptoms . Repeat cathetrisation if stress test is abnormal.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Angioplasty: I feel that you should discuss this with the physician who ordered the angioplasty.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
Vascular Surgery 20 years experience
Most anything: After angioplasty, assuming there are no complications, i generally let tell my patients to eat a regular diet. Of course, i encourage all of my patie... Read More

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