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Can stents be cleaned out if needed?
My husband has 13 stents. Can they be cleaned out if needed?
submitted by Linda from Rockledge, Florida on 12/11/2013
by Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, Neil E. Strickman, MD
I am not sure what clean out means, however, if a patient has a re-narrowing or recurrent blockage in a stent, non surgical alternative remains for that patient.
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Updated December 2013