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Have celiac artery stent. Was on plavix 6 months. Now on ONLY baby aspirin. Is there a high risk it will need replacing in years to come?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
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In brief: Stent

Clinical research study
From the New England Society for Vascular Surgery
Mes enteric stinting for chronic mes-enteric ischemia
Presented at the Thirty-first Annual Meeting of the New England Society for Vascular Surgery, Whitefield, NH, September 19, 2004.

Older article, but this showed a 50 % stent occlusion within months after procedure. At 6 months the occlusion rate was 10 %.

In brief: Stent

Clinical research study
From the New England Society for Vascular Surgery
Mes enteric stinting for chronic mes-enteric ischemia
Presented at the Thirty-first Annual Meeting of the New England Society for Vascular Surgery, Whitefield, NH, September 19, 2004.

Older article, but this showed a 50 % stent occlusion within months after procedure. At 6 months the occlusion rate was 10 %.
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