I am 49 year old female angioplasty w/ stent patient done in December 1999. According to my doctor I will be on blood thinners the rest of my life.
Patricia C., , Daytona Beach, Florida, USA, 26 Apr 2000
I've been told they are very
important. My GP told me to drink alcohol every day (1 drink) as this is an
effective blood thinner. I take aspirin as well, but if you can't cope with
aspirin, maybe alcohol is better than noth
Doug M., ANU, Canberra, ACT AUSTRALIA, 7 May 2000
My blood thinners were not effective,
the arteries clogged in 4 weeks and I had another heart attack. My advice is
to keep the blood thin
David, 27 Feb 2001
Had angioplasty with stent placement
about 3 weeks ago and I'm 25 years old and I have to take aspirin everyday for
the next six months.
Carla, 27 Dec 2001
My father died during angioplasty
with stent due to fact they forgot to administer blood thinner drugs before
procedure. They told me this!! Anyone know of similar happening elsewhere? My
dad was 73.
Gene, 20 Apr 2003
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