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failed plain stents( restenosis), what happens when old stent is removed before applying a?

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Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not removed: Very unusual to remove stents unless infected (rare). They may be redilated or a surgical bypass may be needed.
Answered on Jan 30, 2014

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