Brachytherapy

When Your Heart Stents Narrow, Brachytherapy Can Help

Tags: angioplasty, balloon angioplasty, brachytherapy, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, innovation, stents

Interventional cardiologists are now using brachytherapy — a radiation treatment usually used to treat cancer — to re-open clogged arteries.


Improving Your Heart's Blood Flow Without Surgery

Improving Your Heart’s Blood Flow Without Surgery (Video)

Tags: angioplasty, arteries, cad-videos, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health, stents

When medications or lifestyle changes don’t improve blood flow to the heart, angioplasty or stenting may help without surgery. Here's how.


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Crucial Questions to Ask Before Angioplasty

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Obtaining high-quality healthcare at the most reasonable cost possible is on everyone’s mind these days. These simple questions could help you in making a well-informed decision.


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Unclogging Blocked Arteries Via the Wrist

Tags: angioplasty, heart attack, heart disease, innovation

Cleveland Clinic’s interventional cardiologists now perform about 15% of angioplasties using the radial approach each year. Learn more about the innovative approach.


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New CAD Tips Tout Teamwork

Tags: ACC, American College of Cardiology, angina, angioplasty, bypass surgery, CABG, CAD, coronary artery bypass grafting, coronary artery disease, Dr. Joseph Sabik, heart, PCI, percutaneous intervention, revascularization, stent

Coronary artery disease is huge. It affects millions of people. Anything impacting the treatment of CAD is also going to be huge.


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PCI Safe for Both Sexes

Tags: angioplasty, coronary artery disease, stent

The sexes are not equal. At least not in heart care.


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When Time is Muscle

Tags: angioplasty, cleveland clinic, coronary artery disease

If you’re having a heart attack you need to get to a hospital, fast. And not just any hospital. A hospital that can give you an emergency angioplasty.