4 doctors weighed in:

Is it risky to get a heart stint in a artery that already has a stent?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Stents within stents are not uncommon, but risk is more often related to technical issues of placement and location.
Skilled and experienced operators can perform these interventions safely, but each situation is different and one must ask the doctor to determine and explain the risk.

In brief: Depends

Stents within stents are not uncommon, but risk is more often related to technical issues of placement and location.
Skilled and experienced operators can perform these interventions safely, but each situation is different and one must ask the doctor to determine and explain the risk.
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Tonga Nfor
Board Certified, Internal Medicine - Cardiology
12 years in practice
508K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors