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If a 67 year old female with high blood pressure, sugar, and copd and a history of two hemmoragic strokes in her brain 10 years ago suffered a minor heart attack because fluid was leaking out of her heart, what is the chance of survival if stented

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Dr. William Wilson
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Cardiac stenting: If this patient's chronic medical problems are well managed, the risk of angioplasty with a stent is quite low. She would need to consult with her cardiologist to determine if a stent is indicated.

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