Left Main Stenting 

Left main stenting is a minimally invasive procedure used to treat blockages or narrowing in the left main coronary artery. 

This critical artery is responsible for providing blood flow to the left side of the heart.   When this artery becomes narrowed or blocked due to atherosclerosis (build-up of plaque), it can lead to reduced blood flow and potentially life-threatening complications, such as a heart attack or heart failure. 

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The symptoms of left main stenosis or blockage can vary from person to person. Common symptoms may include chest pain (angina) or discomfort, shortness of breath, fatigue, dizziness, or even fainting. In some cases, there may be rare or no symptoms at all. 

Symptoms of Left Main Stenting 

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The primary cause of left main stenting in Chennai is the development of atherosclerosis, which involves the build-up of plaque inside the arteries.

Causes of Left Main Stenting 

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To diagnose left main stenosis, a comprehensive evaluation is necessary. A medical history review, physical examination, and assessment of symptoms are often the first steps.

Diagnosis and Tests 

Firstly, it restores proper blood flow to the heart muscle, improving oxygen and nutrient supply and alleviating symptoms such as chest pain and fatigue.


These include the possibility of restenosis, where the treated artery may narrow again due to scar tissue formation or recurring plaque buildup. 


The management and treatment of left main stenosis depend on several factors, including the severity of the blockage, the patient’s overall health, and the presence of other heart conditions. 

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Management and Treatment 

It is a common treatment approach for significant blockages in the left main artery. During the procedure of left main stenting in Chennai, a catheter with a deflated balloon and a stent is inserted into the narrowed artery. 

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To conclude, left main stenting in Chennai is an effective treatment option for significant blockages in the left main coronary artery.


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