Hi all, got this news today but doctors on vacation! (figures right?) Has anyone had this surgery or stenting and please give report on afterwards, recovery time etc. I could really use some good news right now. Thank you so much.
Hi aheart, I don't know if this would be pertinent to your situation but I read somewhere here on MH of doing stents through the wrist. I'm assuming occluded means they can't go through the femoral arteries? Wishing you the best!
The femoral arteries are located in your groin, one on each side. Then branch off into two behind your knees. It will either be a by-pass or a stenting, I don't know yet, but I got a stent in my Aorta (main heart valve) in 09" The recovery time is much better with stenting vs six to eight weeks with by-pass surgery.
I hope your escaping the horrible heat down there! I read where you keep hearing your kitty Heidi! Do you think she might be in the walls somehow? I have been praying for you & Heidi!
I'm sorry you are having to go through all this. Yes, the heat here is intolerable. We stay in the house all the time. But we have a donkey who is ill so we are out checking on him and giving him meds. I did think I heard Heidi in the attic but we checked and no Heidi. Thank you for your prayers and I will be praying for you as well.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.