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Angioplasty may Damage Kidneys

...o show that debris released during angioplasty and stenting of the kidney arteries can be harmful to kidney fu...rocedure. Poor kidney function after kidney artery stenting has been previously demonstrated by our group to be associated with increased risk of heart attack, ...

Stents Do Little to Prevent Heart Attacks

...be treated with medications first before employing stenting or procedures like bypass surgery. PI...

Plavix Safe During and After Heart Bypass

...at routine clopidogrel use after angioloplasty and stenting has added a long-term benefit of increased stent effectiveness," adds Scott Silvestry, M.D., assistant professor of Surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. "This study has shown that we can extend this potential benefit t...

Multi-Year Data Shows PAD Treatment Prevents Amputation

Research presented today shows angioplasty and stenting can prevent amputation and restore blood flow in t... pencil tip. In general, balloon angioplasty and stenting has replaced invasive surgery as the first-line treatment for PAD. Randomized trials have shown inte...

Spinal Cord Stimulation Pilot Study for Chronic Angina

...work, and surgical procedures such as angioplasty, stenting or bypass, are considered to be too risky by their doctors. “The angina clinical trial is an important step forward in our commitment to provide pain solutions for people who don’t have a lot of other options,” said Chris Chavez, president of ANS. ...

New Research Project Underway To Study Causes Of Heart Attack

...ound blockages in severe cases and angioplasty and stenting to clear blockages. Drugs like statins are also used to reduce cholesterol levels But all these have not been enough to prevent 200,000 to 500,000 American deaths annually resulting from coronary artery disease. Many researchers have now turned the...

Limb amputations among Diabetics on a high

...rocedure. Unlike bypass surgery or angioplasty and stenting techniques, the CLiRpath laser can vaporize blockages in the arteries in the leg and foot. Dr. Walker performed the procedure on both of Nelson's legs in February 2006. After a brief hospital stay, Nelson was released. Nelson has had a stellar reco...

Indo-American Doctor Fired By Cleveland Clinic

...based device, which is prominently used in carotid stenting procedures. Yadav was affiliated to the Cleveland ...av also led the SAPPHIRE trial, comparing coronary stenting to surgery, as well as several other studies examining the use of the AngioGuard device. As noted ...

Carotid Stenting Could Avert Depression In Stenosis

...//"The patients in this study who received carotid stenting showed significantly fewer depressive symptoms tha...e standard treatment for this disease, but carotid stenting has emerged as an accepted minimally invasive alternative to restore blood flow to the brain. To per...

Blood Flow to Kidneys Better Restored by Less Invasive Procedures

...eported that minimally invasive procedures such as stenting and angioplasty proved better// when accompanied b...is will lead to a better way to do angioplasty and stenting by preventing damage to the kidneys and improving kidney function.’ The study suggests that the ke...

Neck Artery Treatment Apart From Clearing Plaques Boosts Memory

...e artery open. Dr. Raabe's research team said that stenting typically improves blood flow to the brain. But it...blocked. He also said that Medicare should include stenting in to their policy to help people....

Carotid Stenting Can Help Patients With Silent Disease

...ti-center U.S. registry on the efficacy of carotid stenting shows that the procedure is safe in patients who a...Medicaid Services currently does not cover carotid stenting for these asymptomatic patients, so many turn to surgery to clear blocked arteries. However, some pa...

Stenting: A Possible Remedy For Brain Artery Blockage

...cted cases, re-vascularization with carotid artery stenting has been reported, but the safety, re-canalization...age for a larger, controlled trial to show whether stenting for such patients gives long-term benefits....

Prayer Can Help In Recoverty of Heart Patients

...nical needs.The patients were assigned to coronary stenting with therapies such as guided imagery, stress relaxation, healing touch or intercessory prayer.Those receiving such treatments "had lower absolute complication rates and a lower absolute incidence of post-procedural ischemia during hospitalization," ...

Preventing Strokes Using Less Invasive Techniques

...researchers say their results show angioplasty and stenting are as effective as surgery. During the procedure,...tients can go home the day after an angioplasty or stenting procedure, whereas the recovery time after surgery can take up to a week. Thus researchers conclude...

Treating Blocked Arteries In The Lower Limbs

...ts are treating the condition with a less invasive stenting procedure. With this procedure, a catheter, or thin flexible tube, is inserted through a small incision in the skin and threaded to the site of the blocked artery. The vessel is pumped open by a tiny balloon, and the stent is inserted to hold open th...

The Best Way To Relieve Chest Pain

...proved oxygen uptake by 16 percent compared to the stenting group....

Surgery a safety in senility

...es doctors carrying out an angioplasty followed by stenting - inserting steel mesh to keep an artery open, or coronary artery bypass graft surgery to improve blood flow through arteries. The patients were assessed after six months. In both groups, patients said both the severity of their angina symptoms, an...

Comparing heart disease treatments

...ir recent study compare between bypass surgery and stenting for treatment of heart disease. There are two trea... to either minimally-invasive bypass surgery or to stenting and compared the outcomes. They found that 30 per cent of the stenting group experienced a major c...

Heart test may detect death risk

...five times higher than normal after angioplasty or stenting have a significant increased risk of death for three to four months after the procedure. This was especially true for patients with other risk factors such as advanced age, heart failure or kidney failure. Researchers examined data on more than 5,00...

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