How long is the recovery process after an angioplasty?

Most patients go home 1 or 2 days after the procedure.

A doctor will check your progress after you leave the hospital, but most people are able to return to work about one week after being sent home. The recovery still involves checkups and lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet, taking the prescribed medicine, quitting smoking, and physical activity.

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