A 47-year-old member asked:
how likely is it to get re-coarctation after having a stent inserted?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Andrew Chung answered
26 years experience Cardiology
100 %: "balloon dilation +/- stenting is an effective interim palliation for infants and newborns with critical coarctation and lv dysfunction. Restenosis is inevitable and requires to be addressed." source: ann pediatr cardiol. 2009 jul;2(2):111-5.
Answered on Sep 8, 2013
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