All you want to know about Ballooning, Stenting or Angioplasty ?
In this episode, I would try to answer all your questions related to stenting or angioplasty.
For your convenience, I have time-stamped, the questions. You can directly go to the relevant question referring to the time.
Can my blockages be opened with medicines, As I do not want stenting?
Some doctors are advising me stents, some are advising me bypass surgery, I am confused. What is the best treatment for me?
I am afraid of unnecessary stents being put after an angiography, Even if they are not required?
So how should I come to a conclusion about the best option for me?
Is there a difference between Ballooning, Angioplasty, or stenting?
What exactly is Angioplasty?
What are Stents How do they look?
What are these Stents Made up of?
Are there different types of stents available?
What are Dissolving Stents?
I am going to the hospital for my angioplasty, what should I expect there?
Where is Angioplasty done?
How is Angioplasty/Stenting done actually?
How much time does Angioplasty take?
Will it be painful?
Will there be any cuts during the angioplasty?
Will I be given a General Anaesthesia?
Which is better? A Wrist approach or a Groin approach?
Will there be any bleeding during Stenting?
Are there any Complications of Stenting?
Can the Stents get blocked again?
How to choose a stent? Imported or Indian?
How long I would be admitted in the hospital for stenting?
How Long Does a Stent last?
How to prevent blockages in the stents?
I have got a previous stent, Can I get another Stent in future?
How would I feel after an Angioplasty?
Once back home, after angioplasty, what are the precautions, should I should be taking?
When Can I return to work after the angioplasty?
I have recently got a stent, still, I am having chest pain?
When Can I Start Driving after an Angioplasty?
When Can I take a Flight?
How much does the stenting cost?
Why the cost of stenting so much, when the cost of stents have been fixed by the Indian Government?
What are the Don'ts after an angioplasty?
Can I take Alcohol after an Angioplasty?
Is Bypass Surgery better or Stenting?
After Angioplasty, when should I see my cardiologist next?
Why am I being prescribed medicines? Even after the stenting!
How long these medicines would be continued after the stenting?
How would I come to know, whether my stents are working properly?
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