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can you tell me how dangerous is angioplasty with stents?

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Invasive: But overall data reported less than 1 percent risk of heart attack or stroke or death with the procedure.
Answered on Jan 6, 2019

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