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Depends: On how the procedure went and the vessels treated. If all goes well you can expect to go home same day or next day and symptoms should subside. ...Read more
What is cardio thoracic vascular surgery my son 's stents are blocked, he has cardiomyopathy and needs a defibrillator?
Usually 70%: How did you find out that your artery is 60% occluded. Usually guidelines state that you do not need a stent placed until you are having symptoms (lightheadedness/dizziness, vision loss, etc) and it is 70% occluded. Depending on your situation, however, your primary doctor or cardiologist may have a different discussion with you. It is best to also get their opinion. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgery: A coronary stent is placed by a cardiologist during an angiocardiography procedure. The stent is made of stainless steel and will remain in your body for the rest of your life. A bypass is a surgery where a vein from your leg or an artery from your arm or inside your chest is used to create a new blood supply to your heart. Both help to give more blood to your heart. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Most interventional cardiologists would stent lesions > 70%. However this depends also on patients symptoms and other evidence of significance of blockage. Visual estimation of severity of lesion is not the most reliable method. There are other ways to assess severity of lesions. Most however would not stent lesions less than 40 to 50%. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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