chest pain after a stent

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Submitted by Dr T on January 21, 2012 – 8:29pm

Question: 
my husband is 46 he has had 3 heart attacks and last week he had his 6th stent put in now 2 days ago he told me he feels a pinching in his chestand his right arm and shoulder hurts is this a sign of another heart attack he said every on has been different

Hi Lisa,
With his history, he should be re-evaluated again. His coronary artery disease was not cured with the stents!
Read more here:
https://www.cardiachealth.org/ca-blog/how-long-does-heart-stent-last-do-they-need
https://www.cardiachealth.org/app/
Hope this helps,
Dr T

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