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Bare Metal Stent

How long do bare (double) metal stents last.  What are symptoms of a clogging stent.
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Bare metal stents stay within your coronaries for the rest of your life. But they can re-clogg or restenose. Symptoms of this are chest pain, shortness of breath or heart failure. If you experience these, have your cardiologist perform a stress test.
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