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Stent Opens Blocked Arteries in Brain

Stents in the Brain:

Stroke is now becoming the 2nd largest killer disease after heart attacks. Alarming figures suggest that the number of strokes may triple from the present level by the year 2025. 629 more words


Angioplasty, Stents Help Heart Attack Survival


Aggressive interventions play big part in improvements after even ‘mild’ attacks, U.K. report says

The Doctor said I could have sex. LOL!!!!!!

I went to the doctor for my two week follow-up after my heart angioplasty.  We didn’t have as much time as I wanted to ask all my questions.   124 more words


Improve Blood Flow with Angioplasty - PVASATX

Heart disease is a dangerous medical condition that reduces blood flow throughout the body by narrowing or blocking your arteries with plaque. If the plaque starts to build up too much, then you can suffer a heart attack, stroke or permanent heart damage. 16 more words

What to Expect with a Stent

If you have unstable angina or certain types of heart attack, your doctor may recommend an angioplasty with a stent. Find out how stents work to open a clogged artery.

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Heart Disease Symptoms In Women

Although Heart Disease is often thought of as a problem for men, more women than men die of heart disease each year. One challenge is that some… 343 more words

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FDA Approves First Absorbable Stent for Coronary Artery Disease

July 5, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first fully absorbable stent to treat coronary artery disease. The Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold System (BVS), which releases the drug everolimus to limit the growth of scar tissue, is gradually absorbed by the body in approximately three years. 569 more words