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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience in Cardiology
Insertion of stents : Implanting coronary vessels to open and maintain patency of blocked vessels stenting can be done to unclog blockage in general eg.Kidney stents \ ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience in Cardiology
Small metal coil: A coronary stent is a small metal coil, slotted tube, or mesh structure that is placed in an artery to keep it open. The stent is mounted on a balloon ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are many: different places that stents are used. Without defining your placement no comment can be made. Cardiac stents cannot be self removed, biliary stents c ... Read More
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Dr. William Lizarraga
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Stents are placed in blood vessels, which do not have innervation. There should be no pain. Depending on where the blood vessel is and how it is acces ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Information: Unless I missed something, there is not enough information to answer this question. RJ
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
As long as you need : Stents are designed to be covered over with your own tissue and last as long as you need them. You will get the best care in a long term relationship ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience in Cardiology
Mesh of steinless st: This may be impregnated with medicines\ in short stent is a collapsed metal mesh like a chainlinked fence.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Chest pain: If it is a cardiac stent you will experience a return of your symptoms be it chest pain shortness of breath jaw pain and so on Stents can and do clot ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Depends: On type and location of stent. Original symptoms usually return if stent fails. Sometimes symptoms are worse than original problem. Contact physician ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
26 years experience in Urology
6 weeks.: The magic time frame is 6 weeks. I usually leave the stent for 6 weeks. However endopyelotomy is an ambulatory procedure and you should be able to ... Read More

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