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NEWER, BETTER With the advent of a newer generation of polymer stents that are completely absorbed by the body in two to three years, the risk of stent occlusion by blood clots is zero.

Blood thinners: when is it safe to stop?

The recommended period is 12 months after emergency percutaneous coronary intervention and 6 months for non-emergency cases
Aug 22, 2015 5:50 AM

IF you are diagnosed with significant narrowing of the major heart arteries, it is more likely that you will undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) rather than open heart bypass graft surgery.

PCI is a procedure performed under local anaesthesia through the wrist or groin artery