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What are the typical causes of artery blockage requiring a stent with a patient has low cholesterol?
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Dr. Mary Callahan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Blockages
Even people with low cholesterol can form blockages, so that may be a cause.
Also elevated triglycerides can cause blockages and are different from cholesterol. Smoking can cause blockages. There are also some types of vasculitis that can cause blockages due to inflammation.

In brief: Blockages
Even people with low cholesterol can form blockages, so that may be a cause.
Also elevated triglycerides can cause blockages and are different from cholesterol. Smoking can cause blockages. There are also some types of vasculitis that can cause blockages due to inflammation.
Dr. Mary Callahan
Dr. Mary Callahan
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Smoking heredity
Smoking is probably the main culprit.
If you have never smoked, it can be due to your genetic makeup (heredity) or some very unusual causes of increased clotting.

In brief: Smoking heredity
Smoking is probably the main culprit.
If you have never smoked, it can be due to your genetic makeup (heredity) or some very unusual causes of increased clotting.
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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