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What is Atherosclerosis?

Atherosclerosis is simply the hardening and narrowing of arteries, the blood vessels that transfer the blood from the heart to the rest of the body. 382 more words

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Coronary Artery Disease Simplified

Coronary – The heart and tubes that deliver blood with and without oxygen throughout the body.

Artery – The tubes that deliver oxygenated blood throughout the body. 247 more words

Coronary Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 8 million people in the United States have Peripheral Artery Disease. Dr. 58 more words

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Newly approved treatment expands services at Heart & Vascular Institute at St. Anthony’s

Cardiologist Christopher Allen, M.D., is the first physician in the St. Louis area to use Medtronic’s IN.PACT Admiral, a drug-coated balloon used to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the upper leg. 55 more words

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Local Doctors Using New Procedure To Open Blocked Leg Arteries And Keep Them Open

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A local hospital is using a new method to treat blockages in arteries in the leg.

Peripheral artery disease can be a life-threatening condition as arteries become blocked, preventing blood flow. 152 more words


First Drug-Coated Balloon Approved By FDA For Leg Blockages

The FDA today announced that it had approved for use in the US the first drug-coated angioplasty balloon catheter to re-open blocked arteries in the thigh and knee (superficial femoral and popliteal arteries). 32 more words

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PET/MRI in peripheral artery disease

Simultaneous PET/MRI has potential to yield information about plaque constituents in addition to characterizing the degree of a vascular stenosis to identify patients at risk for cardiovascular events.  220 more words