News tagged with angioplasty

Cheney's 5 heart attacks unusual, shows good care

(AP) -- Surviving five heart attacks makes former Vice President Dick Cheney pretty unusual - showing that he has good medical care as well as a particularly aggressive form of heart disease.

Feb 23, 2010
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Heart patients running the red light on traffic restrictions

More than half of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) don't get any counselling on their ability to drive after angioplasty - and this could be putting lives in danger, Dr. Ravi Bajaj told the 2009 Canadian Cardiovascular ...

Oct 27, 2009
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Stent for life initiative

Primary angioplasty (with stent implantation) is the most effective therapy for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but it is not available to many patients, even though most European countries have sufficient resources (ie, ...

Sep 01, 2009
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