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Is it normal to feel nauseous after stent placement?

Is it normal to feel nauseous after stent placement?

I went in 3 days ago and had a cystoscopy and ureteroscopy with stent placement. I will have the stent for one week and then he is going to remove the stent in the office. I felt GREAT immediately after the procedure, but then on the way home….I started feeling nauseous.

Are there any stents that don’t need antiplatelets?

Some stents don’t have this medicine coating and are called bare metal stents (BMS). They may have higher rates of stenosis, but they don’t require long-term use of antiplatelet medicines.

Is it normal to get constipated after stent placement?

As for the constipation, i learned the hard way, i don’t know why Dr.’s do not warn patients: when you take pain pills the is a huge possibility that you will get constipated. The first time this happen to me i almost had to go to the emergency room, it was so bad.

Is it safe to have a stent in a blocked heart?

Just like the COURAGE trial, the study found no differences in death, heart attack, heart failure, or hospitalization between the two groups. It is now generally accepted that stents in blocked heart arteries in patients who are not having a heart attack do not lower the risk of death or future heart attack.

How long is person expected to live after a stent is?

Answer: How long a patient is expected to live after getting a coronary stent inserted depends. It depends primarily on the underlying heart disease, age, and medical condition of the patient.

Where does a doctor insert a heart stent?

The doctor then numbs an artery in the wrist or the groin and inserts a small hollow tube that allows access for catheters, says Sameer K. Mehta, MD, a cardiologist with Denver Heart: Rose Medical Center in Colorado.

Which is better a lifestyle change or a stent?

Outcomes are generally as good or better with medical therapy and lifestyle changes. And remember that a stent is not a one-and-done proposition; if you get a stent, you are going to be on long-term medical therapy—very serious medical therapy—anyway.