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What if leg or foot pain returns after endovascular treatment?

Arteries can become blocked again after they have been treated. When an artery becomes renarrowed, it is called restenosis. You may experience leg or foot pain or you may develop a new ulcer or discoloration like what you experienced before the procedure. You should call your doctor. A second procedure may be needed to again clear the blood vessels of blockages.

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