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What Is The Likelihood Of Stent Infection After Angiogram
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Painful groin lump one week after angiogram and stent softens when massaged. Is it more likely to be a hernia than infection or lymph?
Have you ever heard of anyone getting an infection after an angiogram? I recently got a colon infection after I had an angiogram.Is it a reaction
I have had an angiogram and stent a week ago and have a hard lump forming in my groin on the haematoma at the entry site . What should I do ?
My dad has to have an angiogram and a stent put in to stop a blocked artery. I'm scared. How risky is this?
Dad: As long as monitored by cardiologist & general health ok, no worries. ...Read more
My wife has just had a stent inserted through an angiogram. how long does she have to wait before any sexual contact?
No: They are often performed at the same time, but the angiogram is much safer, just injecting liquid dye into the artery (a diagnostic procedure). The stent is a therapeutic procedure that is higher risk of complications (death, bleeding, heart attack, and stroke). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I came down with a colon infection after an angiogram I was presenting no evidence of an infection or digestive issues before. But got extremely sick afterwards and was in the hospital. Can you please look into what may have happened? Although infection o
Post op problems: I am sorry to hear about this. This portion of Healthtap is for medical education- so can't look into it. Take care. ...Read more
When cardiologist are putting stent in the arteries, in the angiogram is it hard to follow up meaning it's it hard for the wire to get on the arterie?
Not sure?: I am not really sure what you are asking. The stent is placed very precisely in the artery in the area of blockage to improve blood flow to the heart. The size of the stent is also carefully selected. The stent is actually imbedded in the wall of the artery, and in time, the stent is covered with normal tissue. The stent does not move once it has been placed. ...Read more
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