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  • What to expect before a Stent?

    What to expect before a Stent?

    After either type of stent procedure, the catheter will be removed and the tube insertion site will be bandaged.

  • What to expect after a Stent?

    What to expect after a Stent?

    Avoid vigorous exercise and heavy lifting for a short time after a stent procedure.

  • What to expect during a Stent?

    What to expect during a Stent?

    Procedure usually takes about an hour. It could take longer if stents are inserted into more than one artery during the procedure.

  • What is a Stent?

    What is a Stent?

    A stent is a small mesh tube that is used to treat narrowed or weakened arteries in the body.

  • How is a Stent done?
  • What are the risks associated with a Stent?

    What are the risks associated with a Stent?

    Stent: Angioplasty is a common medical procedure. There's a small risk of serious complications, such as bleeding at the catheter insertion site, infection, and damage to the kidneys or an allergic reaction due to the dye used during the procedure.

  • Points to remember: Stent

    Points to remember: Stent

    You also may have a stent placed in a weakened artery to improve blood flow and help prevent the artery from bursting.

  • What is a Stent used for

    What is a Stent used for

    Stents also are used to repair aneurysms in the aorta, the major artery that carries oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the body.

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