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In medicine, a stent is either an expandable wire form or perforated tube that is inserted into a natural conduit of the body to prevent or counteract a disease-induced localized flow constriction. The most common use of stents is in coronary arteries. They are also widely used in other natural body conduits, such as c... more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

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Condition Members Success
Heart Attack
Coronary Heart Disease
Kidney Stones
Overall, 94% (390 Members) find Stents helpful

Stents Reviews

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My first one saved my life it was two years ago but it’s blocked again. I’ve never had high cholesterol.
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The first one was just a little over two years ago. It's completely blocked now. I just had 3 more put in about a month ago. I've never had high cholesterol and have never been overweight.
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Working great.
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Mine is in the main trunk of my heart
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I guess it is doing what it is supposed too
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4 weeks ...too early to say?
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Currrently working well.
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During the early hours of New Years Day I experience heavy painful pressure in my chest that would not subside after a few minutes... after calling 911, I was rushed to the hospital and discovered over 95% block in my LAD and 2 stents were placed. Felt good hours after the procedure, but docs wanted to see me in two weeks to have additional stents placed in my right artery for blockage that was over 80%. I returned to have the procedure and doing well today.
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would have just exploded if not for a stent
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Right Femoral 100% blocked. Stent put in on 0828014. Procedure has helped.
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  1. Discussion: Stents
    Hi, I wish you the best of luck with this. I had an angiogram just under two weeks ago. Unfortunately, I was not a candidate for stenting as they di... [More]
  2. Discussion: Stents
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  3. Discussion: Stents
    Mandy, Good luck, i hope this works for you and some relief comes your way. Mandy aka Buttercup85 has had good luck with stents. Although finding her... [More]
  4. Discussion: Stents
    Mandy, I've never had stents, but I wanted to say good luck, and that I'm sending my love over the i-waves. You'll be in my thoughts. Seasprite [More]
  5. Discussion: Stents
    I go in for a cranial angiogram (sp on Wednesday and possiable stents. I was wanddring if anybody has had one. And what the recovery waz like. And th... [More]