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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Anne R, Community Member, asks

Q: How many times can a stent be redone in the same place, I have a friend who has had 2 in the same place and again it is blocking off, can it be redone or is it bypass time? Anne

1 first one was done Aug. 2010 it was redone as he was told his body rejected it! Mar. 2011 and is now going in this friday, not knowing what they are doing until they get in and see whats going on?
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5/25/11 7:22pm

Hi Anne,

 

This all depends on your friends situation. There's no one answer that applies to everyone. It's best if she works with her physician to determine her treatment options and the appropriate choice for her.

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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