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Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

...t disease, to determine the need for arteriograms, stents or bypass surgery and to monitor the reversal of the disease in his patients who follow his program of diet, exercise and medication. Adding the CT component to PET is a faster way to produce cardiac images and obtain additional information about cor...

Modified Herpes Virus Keeps Arteries Free-flowing Following Procedures

...ngioplasty to open blocked arteries and the use of stents to keep them open is that arteries sometimes experience aggravation from the procedure. The balloon angioplasty, in addition to opening the artery can lead to smooth muscle cell proliferation, similar to formation of scar tissue, known as neointimal ...

Hearts Saved As Doctors Put Cutting Edge Discoveries to Use

.... But this popular procedure, which typically uses stents to keep an unclogged vessel open, is still a powerful tool for saving those who are having a heart attack or are at high risk of one. Patients for the study enrolled between July 1999 through December 2005 and were followed for up to six months aft...

Studies Reveal Inappropriate Use Of Drug-Coated Stents

...s, even in unapproved conditions. Drug-releasing stents or drug- eluting stents refer to stents, which have impregnated drugs that release slowly, in order to keep arteries open. T...

Drug Eluting Nanostructured Coatings Enable Targeted Drug Therapy for Orthopedic Patients

... teaspoon to time-release capsules to drug-eluting stents . Nanotechnology promises yet another advance by delivering therapeutic agents at desired rates exactly where needed in the body. In a paper presented at the NSTI Nanotech 2007 Conference, researchers at the University of California, San Francis...

Off-label and Untested Use of Drug-coated Stents Appears Widespread

The off-label and untested use of drug-coated stents in the treatment of coronary artery blockage is co...s are higher among patients receiving drug-coated stents for off-label indications, according to two studies in the May 9 issue of JAMA. Stents are tiny me...

Researchers Found Drug Effects of Deadly Prescription Well Before FDA

...s associated with 14 drugs and drug-coated cardiac stents to FDA and drug company reports. The FDA had more reports than RADAR, but RADAR's reports were more complete. Pharmaceutical companies sent out safety notifications two years earlier than RADAR reported its results in journals. However, drug companie...

Hearts Saved As Doctors Put Cutting Edge Discoveries to Use

.... But this popular procedure, which typically uses stents to keep an unclogged vessel open, is still a powerful tool for saving those who are having a heart attack or are at high risk of one. Patients for the study enrolled between July 1999 through December 2005 and were followed for up to six months aft...

Cancer Patient’s Life Improved With Anti-reflux Valv

...o help improve the passage of bile. However, these stents frequently clog requiring repeat procedures to rep... function of the stent, i.e. bile drainage as both stents were equally effective in improving liver tests, and complication rates were similar. The study sh...

Bypass Surgery, Drug-eluting Stents Possess Similar Risk and Outcome

...revious studies have found that placing bare-metal stents is safer than bypass surgery. However, "bypass sur...in the long-term because arteries with traditional stents re-narrow in about one out of every three cases," said James M. Wilson, M.D., senior author of the s...

Stents Do Little to Prevent Heart Attacks

A recent study finds that stents do not prevent heart attacks as considered. Doctors treat patients with stents to minimize chest pains and to prevent heart attacks//. Stents are hollow tubes implanted surgically...

Gene Therapy Shows Promise as Treatment for Diseased Limbs

...are for critical limb ischemia includes the use of stents or balloons or bypass grafting to improve blood flow for patients who can tolerate such procedures. For many, these treatments offer only short-term benefits. HIF-1a is considered a “master switch” gene produced naturally in the body that triggers ...

Blood Clot Warning Over Common Medical Device

... angioplasty stent used in Australia, drug-eluting stents (DES), could be responsible for causing life-threatening// clots in blood vessels, Professor Richard Harper of the Monash Medical Centre has warned. Angioplasty is a medical procedure in which a device is used to open narrowed or blocked blood ves...

Stroke Prevention Technique Improves Brain Function

...all study on stroke patients conclude that placing stents in carotid arteries to prevent strokes, can improv...y to unclog the arteries. Of late, placing carotid stents is popular, the procedure being less invasive and offering lesser risks to patients. Doctors first...

Surgery, the Best Option for Kids With High Blood Pressure

... be treated using the artificial graft devices and stents that are often used in treating adult kidney blood vessels. As a result, surgeons often have to use a length of blood vessel taken from elsewhere in the child's body to get around the blockage. In some patients, the persistently high blood pressur...

For Kids With High BP, Surgery Can Help When Medicines Fail

... be treated using the artificial graft devices and stents that are often used in treating adult kidney blood vessels. As a result, surgeons often have to use a length of blood vessel taken from elsewhere in the child’s body to get around the blockage. In some patients, the persistently high blood pressur...

Olive Oil Emulsions Prevent Cardiac Bypass Surgery

...rdiac Catheterization Laboratory to bathe surgical stents before they are inserted into problem heart arteri...d for effective stent delivery. "Patients in whom stents cannot be placed are at high risk of abrupt re-closure of the artery which could lead to life-threat...

Drug Coated Stents Under the Scanner

Drug-coated stents are minute coils implanted in the artery that grad...not clog again. It is estimated that drug-coated// stents have indeed saved the lives of more than six million people in the world. Drug coated stents were...

Using Heart Stents Tends to Form More Clots

...ve times greater when compared to patients who use stents that are not medicated. This was gauged on the bas...potential dangers of using medicated stents. These stents may trigger off formation of fatal blood clots. The analysis presented by Cleveland Clinic which ...

Novel Plans Of FDA To Monitor Safety Of Medical Devices

...d to cardiac diseases of the heart such as cardiac stents which prevent major blood vessels from collapsing, and implantable defibrillators that prevent those with weak hearts from dying. These proposed changes have of course its share of criticism with many experts frowning down on these revamp plans as ...

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