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Relatively quick: In general your renal arteries 'recover' right away, e.g. If you had renal hypertension due to stenosis it is resolved with the percutaneous revascularization. The recovery is for the groin access: most people stay overnight and restrict (some) activities for 1-2 weeks. A week is usually sufficient. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I had a stent put in my renal arteries in november of this year to open the arteries up?
I'm 44 and had open heart surgery five years ago, and had a stent put n my heart in 2010, is it safe for me to carry a baby?
Why does L eye teas after tightened corner of eyes, inserted my tissue in lower lid, used stent to open tear duct, & endoscopy to add a 2nd duct?
LACRYMAL DUCT: It will not tear if not obstructed again. Recheck with your EENT again. ...Read more
Can stent be used to open 100% blockage in an artery such as LAD during cardiac catheterization procedure . Cons and pros please. Thank.
Yes, if needed: Total blockage may occur suddenly - this is what causes a heart attack. Then the goal of the procedure is to get the blocked artery open asap (<90min) to save otherwise dying heart muscle. If the blockage is chronic, then it should be opened if the supplied muscle is alive and the patient's active lifestyle brings out symptoms. Stress scanning may be helpful to determine this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had ERCP w/stent placed & open choly next day.Now weird spasms in stomach w/food & continued elevation of AST,ALT, lipase.Stent out soon. Any ideas?
Continue monitoring: This could be transient after an episode of cholecystitis. Continue monitoring liver enzymes and lipase levels as long as there is no fever, jaundice or vomiting. Do the same after stent removal. Use a low fat diet and plenty of fluids , and avoid alcohol. If symptoms worsen, you will need imaging studies such as CT scan or ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small metal coil: A coronary stent is a small metal coil, slotted tube, or mesh structure that is placed in an artery to keep it open. The stent is mounted on a balloon catheter and delivered to the site of the blockage. When the balloon is inflated, the stent expands and is pressed against the inner wall of the coronary artery. The balloon is removed, and the stent remains in place, keeping the artery open. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ureteral stents: Can be removed by the string or tether which should be visible at the urethral opening. If it is not there, the string may have migrated up into the urethra. In this case, an office cystoscopy might have to be performed to retrieve it. Numbing medication is placed in the urethra, and a flexible scope is passed into the urethra. Either the string or the stent can be grasped and removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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