[quote="vivavie"]This is not clear for me too!
1st procedure (April 25) Tychy Poland: 1 stent - Clexane 14 days - Plavix 6 weeks - aspirin for life.
Canadian GP extanded Plavix for 6 months total
2st procedure (August 18 RI: repair candy wrap stenosis extremity stent + angio both jug and Azygos - Plavix 1 month
3th procedure (sept 15): restenosis left jug to 2-3mm/collateral veins, 3 stents - Lovanox 5 days + Warfarin 3 months
4th procedure (sept 17): thrombosis - Lovanox additional 5 days + warfarin
It is all over from what I have been reading and asking around since April. Very very confusing!!
The stent block on Plavix, when unblock Plavix again - It blocked the 1st time while on medication why would it not block again if med was unchanged.
Now for the Warfarin I have heard 3 - 6 -12 months!!! why the discrepancy? Isn't there a clear protocol establish with arteries?
My GP was not happy when I came back from Poland with Plavix, I can imagine the fun it will be when he finds out tomorrow after my blood test that I am on warfarin LOLL
He keeps telling me that it should be my neuro to do the follow up on this and vice versa...
Have you had the procedure done 4 times? How are you feeling now? I have had it done twice as I developed blood clots in the stent with the first one. I am going for the third Oct 12. I am sure I have more blood clots. I have been on Coumadin for the last 10 years due to 2 pulmonary embolisms. They found I have the Factor V Leiden and protein C deficiency which makes me prone to producing blood clots too easily. I have to take it for life. It might be a good ideas to see a hemotologist and get yourself checked.