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Coronary Intervention (Balloon or Stent Procedure)

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WG85-0707
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English
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Cardiac Services

This pamphlet will help you learn about having a coronary intervention. Topics include what a coronary intervention is and how it is done, what a stent is, risks, how to get ready, taking usual medications, whether you can eat or drink beforehand, what happens the day of the procedure, and what to expect during recovery.

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