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You certainly have every right to complain: no doctor should perform a procedure w/o a pt’s permission, and it is questionable whether you needed the stent. While you have proven coronary artery disease with hypertension and overweight as risk factors for future heart attacks and/or stroke, your weight loss and excellent cholesterol data would have been reasons for me to focus on getting your BP under better control, helped by continued diet and weight loss: so called "Optimal Medical Therapy" has proven to be just as effective (if not better)!
It is impossible to tell whether these new chest pains are a result of the stent procedure, but they do fail on occasion, so you may need to be re-evaluated to check whether this has happened if your symptoms persist! Please read this post about the subject:
While I written these posts some while ago, these observations continue to be as valid today as when they were written!
Hope this helps,
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