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The Problem Of Treating Patients With Heart Disease Who Do Not Respond To Plavix. Part 3 of 3

The Problem Of Treating Patients With Heart Disease Who Do Not Respond To Plavix – Part 3 of 3

After six months, 2,3 percent of those taking either the higher or the tone down dose suffered heart attacks, experienced blood clots in their stents, or died, the researchers report. 126 more words

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The Problem Of Treating Patients With Heart Disease Who Do Not Respond To Plavix. Part 2 of 3

The Problem Of Treating Patients With Heart Disease Who Do Not Respond To Plavix – Part 2 of 3

Previous, smaller studies had indicated that Plavix might have more of an effect if the prescribe was doubled. 118 more words

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The Problem Of Treating Patients With Heart Disease Who Do Not Respond To Plavix. Part 1 of 3

The Problem Of Treating Patients With Heart Disease Who Do Not Respond To Plavix – Part 1 of 3

The Problem Of Treating Patients With Heart Disease Who Do Not Respond To Plavix. 197 more words

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How angiography is performed?

The Machine:

The Procedure:

How angiography is performed

Depending on the complexity of the investigation, angiography can take between 30 minutes and two hours.

You’ll usually be allowed to go home on the same day, although in some cases you may need to stay in hospital overnight. 580 more words

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waiting is hard work

I haven’t been posting much this week because I have been busy helping my dad, known here as Paco, and my mom, aka Nana.

Paco’s doctors had been keeping an eye on a partial blockage in one of his carotid arteries and his last ultrasound revealed that it had reached 70%, which is considered time to intervene. 446 more words

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Eating out salt, fat and calorie minefields from WebMD

I’ve been writing this week about a special issue of the WebMD newsletter dealing with eating out. One article got very specific about items to avoid as various fast-food outlets and what to buy instead. 251 more words

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My Diet is Better than Yours: episode update and review

I blogged recently about the new ABC show, My Diet is Better than Yours. I’m not sure I’ll write about it every week, but thought enough happened last week to write about it again here. 445 more words

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