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Surviving a heart attack
It sounds you were appropriately and successfully treated for an Acute Coronary Artery Syndrome. However, this also means you have coronary artey disease to a greater or lesser extent elsewhere that may need further treatment in the future. These medications don't address that issue, and there certainly is a chance of stent failure and/or progression of disease locally or elsewhere (about a 10-15% failure rate of stents to stay open and more than 40% of patients with a stent will need another procedure within a year):
Re: "the ability to dilate and constrict as needed" the artey is locally destroyed by the stent and completely looses its ability to change size.
Hope this helps,
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