News tagged with angioplasty

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, ...

Study finds African Americans at greater risk after PCI

A study from one of the largest public health systems in the country has found that African American patients experienced significantly worse outcomes after angioplasty and stenting than patients of other races, though researchers ...

dateMay 08, 2009 in Other
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