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Finishing the Atherectomy Procedure

Once the atherectomy is complete, your doctor will take out the catheter. However, your doctor may leave the introducer in place for a period of time, in case signs of artery reclosure are encountered. If you experience chest pain, back pain, or other unusual feelings after the procedure, the coronary artery may be reclosing. For this reason, your continued communication is essential.
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