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ANGIOPLASTY

I AM 47 AND I HAD A HEART ATTACK 6 MOS AGO. I WENT TO THE HOSPITAL AND THEY GAVE ME AN ANGIOPLASTY,EVER SINCE THEN I HAVE BEEN HAVING PAIN IN MY RIGHT LEG IN THE MIDDLE OF THE UPPER THIGH...COULD THIS BE FROM THE ANGIOPLASTY?
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After six months there should definitely be no pain in your leg from the procedure. I would go and see your Doctor to make sure everything is ok. After the procedure, they put a slowly dissolving seal on the femoral artery incision which takes 90 days to completely disappear. I have read some reports where the femoral nerve has been slightly damaged during the procedure, giving discomfort, but this has resolved itself in nearly all cases but can take a long time.
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