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Stenting

Precision Vascular is your premier center for vein and artery disease treatment. With five convenient locations, our expert doctors and medical staff members offer cutting-edge vein, artery, and vascular treatments to residents of Dallas, Fort Worth, Denison-Sherman, and the neighboring communities in Northeast Texas. We are proud to offer our patients stenting in addition to a variety of other surgical and non-surgical treatments for vein and artery disease.

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Stenting in Dallas

What is Stenting?

Stenting is an advanced arterial procedure that involves using a small mesh tube to keep a closed off blood vessel open for the long-term. Patients typically undergo this procedure in addition to angioplasty and atherectomy. These two procedures involve using a balloon mechanism to open up the diseased artery and clear out any buildup and plaque on the artery’s walls. Stenting is often recommended to keep the artery open and ensure oxygenated blood can easily flow from the heart throughout the body.

What are the Benefits of Stenting?

There are many benefits of receiving a stent at Precision Vascular, including:

  • Minimally invasive treatment
  • Greatly reduces the chance of the blockage reoccurring
  • Can be performed with atherectomy and angioplasty
  • Minimal downtime and recovery period

What Can I Expect During My Stenting?

Your stenting procedure will be performed at your local state-of-the-art Precision Vascular location by one of our expert board-certified specialists. Before your stenting begins, your specialist will administer an anesthetic to your treatment area. This is to ensure you remain as comfortable as possible throughout your procedure. Once numb, a small incision will either be made in the arm or the groin. A catheter will then be inserted into the body through this small incision and let up to the affected artery. At this time, angioplasty and an atherectomy may take place. The stent will then be placed into the affected blood vessel and the catheter will carefully be removed.

Stenting in Dallas

What Can I Expect After My Stenting?

Following your stenting procedure, you may notice swelling, bruising, and tenderness around the site of your incision. This is normal and side effects typically resolve on their own within a few days of treatment. Most patients report returning to their normal daily activities about seven to 10 days following their stenting. Patients are typically able to make a full recovery within about eight weeks of treatment. Your specialist will provide you with detailed post-operative care instructions prior to your treatment, so you can better know what to expect during your recovery.

Is Stenting Right for Me?

If you have been diagnosed with arterial disease and are receiving angioplasty, stenting may also be right for you. The best way to find out if stenting is right for you is to schedule a private consultation with one of our board-certified specialists. They'll be happy to sit down with you, listen to your concerns, assess your veins' condition, and develop a fully personalized treatment plan to help you achieve your ultimate health goals.

How Much Does Stenting Cost?

The cost of your stenting will vary depending on the type of treatment you receive, the extent of treatment needed to achieve your desired results, and your health insurance coverage. To get a better idea of how much your stenting will cost, we encourage you to come in for a private consultation with one of our doctors.

The expert doctors and highly-skilled team members at Precision Vascular are proud to offer surgical and non-surgical treatments for vein and artery diseases. We are proud to offer treatment to patients in Dallas, Fort Worth, Denison-Sherman, and the neighboring communities in Northeast Texas. Contact us to schedule your private consultation with one of our medical professionals today.