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I had a triple bypass and two stents how long will it last?
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: More info needed
Which one are you talking about ? The bypass or the stents? Which was done first? How many grafts? Which type? Vien vs arterial grafts? Are you a diabetic, do smoke? Are the stents drug eluting or bare metal? So you see too much of your information is missing to make an intelligent assessment.

In brief: More info needed
Which one are you talking about ? The bypass or the stents? Which was done first? How many grafts? Which type? Vien vs arterial grafts? Are you a diabetic, do smoke? Are the stents drug eluting or bare metal? So you see too much of your information is missing to make an intelligent assessment.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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Dr. Robert Binford
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Depents
Trying to predict how long a stent or bypass surgery will last is pretty much impossible.
It is dependent on so many things including genetics the type of stent may make a difference. What type of bypasses were done (arterial? Vein?) also can be important as well as the quality of the vessels. Also how completely have you changed your lifestyle?

In brief: Depents
Trying to predict how long a stent or bypass surgery will last is pretty much impossible.
It is dependent on so many things including genetics the type of stent may make a difference. What type of bypasses were done (arterial? Vein?) also can be important as well as the quality of the vessels. Also how completely have you changed your lifestyle?
Dr. Robert Binford
Dr. Robert Binford
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