• Question: When the blood clot is removed how do you stop it from coming back?

    Asked by drew49dap to Ciara on 27 Nov 2020.
    • Photo: Ciara Tierney

      Ciara Tierney answered on 27 Nov 2020:

      Generally, a stent is put in where the blockage is. A stent is a hollow metal tube that will widen the area and, as it is hollow, will still allow the blood to flow through.