Discussions By Condition: Vasuclar conditions

Anyone?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 2, 2006
  • 11:26 AM

Hi All

Trying to find others with Renal Artery Stenosis.
I was diagnosed with this about 5 years ago. I have had 5 (five) Angioplasties.
The last one performed on July 13, 2006, I was given a "Drug Coated Stent" apparently I'm the first in Canada.
Well I blocked that baby within a week!!
Apparently there are not many people with this disease. I certainly cannot find anyone!
I would like to hear other storys. I feel as if I'm a rare case. I cannot find anyone else who has had this many Angio's. I would like to know how you feel and your symptoms.
Also, HOW DO I FIX THIS?? Do you have a Doctor that knows what they're doing?
I'm actually considering donating my kidney. This would eliminate the need for the vein.
Talk to me, I'm so alone.

Fran in Caledon

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  • I was diagnosed with RAS back in 1996. I had an angio performed at that time, but no luck. Since that t ime, I have lost finction of that kidney, however my other one is just fine! I actually feel better since the functioning stopped!
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    • December 10, 2007
    • 11:42 AM
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