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Caring for Your Stent, Post-Heart Attack

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2. Precautions to Take

With your stent in place, blood can flow more freely to the heart again, nourishing it with oxygen and nutrients. But for people with acute coronary syndrome treated with a stent, there is a risk that the blood flow can be blocked again.That’s why it is very important to follow your doctor’s instructions after the stent is placed.

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