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masturbation after angioplasty and stent

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
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
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
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
Dr. Christopher White
42 years experience Cardiology
<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
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
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
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
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
50 years experience Cardiology
Stent: You need to discuss stents with your interventional cardiologist. The various stents available have subtle differences which make different operators ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
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
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
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
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
24 hours: You'll up and at 'em in 24 hours. Good luck!
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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Depend where located: This is something you may want to discuss with your physician as to the best option for your circumstance. Vericoceles can be in different locations i ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher White
42 years experience Cardiology
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Clark
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Missing stent: A stent if deployed properly should stay where it was placed. However, during placement of a stent it is possible for it to become dislodged. If so, ... Read More
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