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What alternative is there for anesthesia during a stent?
How do you put a stent in someone that has COPD and was told they may not survive being put under anesthesia?
submitted by Marie from South Florida on 8/17/2013
by Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, George Younis, MD
Coronary stents do not require general anesthesia. Mild sedation may be used, if desired.
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Updated August 2013