A 65-year-old male asked:
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may used 4 stents on cardiac vessels in the same time? why?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Anatomy: Because there are many arteries that could have blockages. Why would this surprise you?
Answered on Feb 23, 2015
Dr. Joel Gotvald
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Coronary stents: There are multiple coronary arteries in the heart, the most critical of which is the LAD artery. The number of stents utilized to treat coronary blockages depends on the number of arteries that have critical blockages & how many blockages per arteru. The goal is to open up all of the critical narrowed areas to increase flow to the heart to decrease heart attack risk. Other option is open surgery.
Answered on Feb 23, 2015

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