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					                 ANGIOPLASTY DISCHARGE INFORMATION



You have completed your angioplasty procedure at the Rouge Valley Health
System, Centenary site.

You are now ready to return home and will be provided with instructions as to the
care of your angioplasty puncture site, follow-up appointments with your family
doctor and cardiologist, information regarding the medication Plavix (clopidogrel)
and contact information if you should have any questions or concerns.


Make your telephone call today to the Family doctor and Cardiologist.

Please make an appointment to see your family doctor within 1 to 2 weeks.

Please book an appointment to see your cardiologist within for 4 to 6
weeks after your angioplasty.

You may attend a Cardiac Rehabilitation program in your area in approximately
4-6 weeks. If you have any questions about this program, please consult with
your Cardiologist or call Cardiac Rehab directly at 416-281-7113.

If you have any questions or concerns in the recovery period, please call the
Angioplasty Coordinator Mira Finley at 416-284-8131 x 5139.


Thank-you.




June 2004/wdw

				
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