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What is the percentage of blockage that requires a stent in a main coronary artery?
Sir, what is the percentage of blockage for a plain stent to be placed in a main coronary artery? What are the precautions to be taken? Kindly reply.
submitted by Biju from Qatar on 7/26/2013
by Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, Neil E. Strickman, MD
Generally anything greater than 70% is considered significant. If you are taking medications, continue your medications and other regimens that help control your risk factors for coronary artery disease.
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Updated July 2013