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Are There Any Major Side Effects Of Stent Placement
Rarely: Once properly placed, major side effects are rare. It is possible to get scarring in a stent (in-stent restenosis). It is also possible to get stent fractures (a break in a stent). These take time to develop if at all. Infections of the stent are rare. People rarely develop allergic reactions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is pain on the right side of you nose by your eye and pain in the right temple. Typical after right frontal sinus stent placement and tissue removal?
Yes it can be: Yes it can be from that and it is possible. ...Read more
Catheter: Directs a small guidewire through the blockage to keep the access. Lesion pre dilated with a balloon if needed. Stent placed. Ballooned again if needed. Pictures made. Finished. ...Read more
Dilation of blockage: Using a vascular catheter, not an open surgical procedure, a balloon is used to dilate a blocked artery. This may be followed by placing a stent, a metal alloy support scaffold, can be placed to hold the vessel open. Aggressive medications will be needed to control the risk factors that contributed to the blockage. ...Read more
Acceptable: With skilled operator and suitably selected vessels, the risks are acceptable, especially if avoidance of open vascular surgery is a priority. Look for appropriate formal training and lots of clinical experience. ...Read more
Depends: On when your stent was placed, and how you are doing. ...Read more
Shouldn't be: The nostrils may be sore from the access but, the sinus, itself, doesn't have the kind of pain receptors you're thinking about. You shouldn't really have much discomfort after the surgery. ...Read more
No: Urethral stents are not commonly used secondary to their side effects. If you are talking about a ureteral stent, one from the bladder to the kidney, that is entirely different. In either case, it would be unusual to have generalized swelling after the procedure, and you should call your doctor. ...Read more
Is it common to have significant pain +24 hours after cytoscope to remove 4mm stone above bladder and stent placement?
Yes: You may have pain from the stent or the surgery itself that can last up to a week. ...Read more
Do you have kidney: stones or urinary tract infections? A chronic kidney infection can cause flank pain. Do you have pain urinating? Burning? A quick urine analysis can help rule out infections or blood (might be due to stones). Your primary care doc can usually do this test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had ESWL and stent placement yesterday for a 6 mm stone. I've had groin and urethra pain/discomfort since. I was prescribed Percocet and while it he?
Internal pain: Localization of pain inside our bodies is difficult because nerves follow a map from early in evolution. So the ureter that connects the kidney to the bladder is not where it used to be. When stretched at the top we feel it high in the back where it attaches to the kidney. As something moves down we feel it wrap around to the front and down to our groin. Urethral pain is from the procedure itself ...Read more
Ecg: flat t wave. Echo: ef 60%. Basis on this diagnosis is ischemia. Being asked to undergo stent placement? Should go for it or not?
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