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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
A stenosis in: another location is a possibility. Re-angiogram is probably your next step.... Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
51 years experience in Internal Medicine
You need angiography: When the velocity is in the coeliac artery is 200cms/sec or greater then it's an indicator that blood flow is diminished significantly. And as your pa ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: Yes it is a problem. Celiac artery is the major blood supply for the upper abdomen, including spleen, liver, stomach and pancreas. If there is not eno ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maurice Atiyeh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Normal: Different studies using duplex sonodoppler testing have shown that the flow of blood in the stent gives usually a higher frequency than that in the na ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Marra
28 years experience in Radiology
Yes: Yes, it is often the case that high velocities through a vessel is suggestive of a higher grade stenosis Within.. and narrowing in a stent does occur ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Opposite More Likely: Blood is water+salts, proteins & cells. Blood is engineered to become a solid in seconds. The sold form (clots, thrombus) both plugs holes/tears i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Back
6 years experience in Internal Medicine
Medical device : If you have a medical device implanted in your body, you should maintain regular follow up with your physician indefinitely. With stents, in particul ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Vascular surgeon: This highly technical question is best answered by a vascular surgeon in collaboration with the reading radiologist. Specifically I would want a vasc ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience in Cardiology
Relatively quick: In general your renal arteries 'recover' right away, e.g. If you had renal hypertension due to stenosis it is resolved with the percutaneous revascula ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Schwartz
32 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Follow-up: You should remain on anti-platelet therapy (aspirin or Clopidigrel) if you are not on another blood thinner. The stent should be checked with duplex ( ... Read More

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