A 32-year-old member asked:
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is it possible to get re-coarctation after having a stent placed?

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Dr. Robert Vorhies
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
I suppose yes. : If a stent was placed at a youg age, it may not be adequate for the adult sized aorta and would present with recurring symptoms and radiographic appearance of narrowing.
Answered on Oct 26, 2012

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