Researchers accuse the majority of doctors who operate on patients with asymptomatic carotid artery occlusive disease as acting "deplorably" and "unethically." A new study confirms several others showing that medical therapy is at least as effective and far safer.
New study shows significant benefits for patients with severe stroke from rapid arterial intervention to remove or dissolve occlusive clots. Should this now become the new standard treatment for those with severe stroke?
New large study supports longer-term dual anti-platelet (anti-clotting) therapy (DAPT) after a heart stent insertion at least when cardiovascular outcomes are the end-point. But more bleeding may reduce any benefits.
Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) for advanced coronary artery disease (CAD) narrowing of the arteries supplying the heart muscle causing chest pain (angina), heart attack, or sudden death came into
Ex-president GW Bush, apparently during a routine PE, was taken to a nearby hospital and had angioplasty (PCI) and a stent insertion. Was it necessary? For what condition, exactly? What is his prognosis now? I think it was overuse of medical procedures.