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sweating after heart stent

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Short: If the stent is placed in electively (and not for myocardial infarction), recovery is quite short. We tell our patients not to walk a long distance, ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Borookhim
24 years experience Geriatrics
There is a : Possiblity that you are having closure of your stent. You should not be stoping your Plavix (clopidogrel) without discussions with your physician. You ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Stent: A coronary artery stent is a device inserted into a coronary artery to help hold the blood vessel open so that it doesn't re close after it is opened ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
32 years experience Cardiology
Expand. steel tube..: A heart stent is a small, 2.25-4.5 mm diameter (when expanded) stainless steel tube. The walls are cut with a laser, into varying patterns due to pate ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cuff
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not necessarily : An angiogram is the diagnostic test used to see blockages within an artery (or vein). This is done by injecting contrast dye in the vessels and taking ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
CPR: The alternative to CPR is death. It is ok to do CPR when stents are present.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Steel stents: They are made of a number of different materials, most notably nitinol, not just steel. There are even dissolveable stents currently under developeme ... Read More
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A 74-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not sure: I don't live near ny so i can't speak for individual hospitals, but your experience is only as good as the cardiologist performing the stent. I would ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Be aware that: Any time you receive a tattoo that you have potential for infection.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience Family Medicine
Good value: If you LDL is below 100 is fine and you HDL o good Cholesterol is over 40 is normal so you are excellent.
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