Individuals considering balloon angioplasty and stenting to unclog blocked arteries may not get enough information from their doctors to make the best choice, a small study suggests.
If you're told your arteries are clogging up even after you had a stent placed, (known as restenosis) there are treatments to remedy the problem. Here's what you need to know about causes and remedies.
Interventional cardiologists are now using brachytherapy — a radiation treatment usually used to treat cancer — to re-open clogged arteries.
When medications or lifestyle changes don’t improve blood flow to the heart, angioplasty or stenting may help without surgery. Here's how.
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.
Cleveland Clinic’s interventional cardiologists now perform about 15% of angioplasties using the radial approach each year. Learn more about the innovative approach.
Coronary artery disease is huge. It affects millions of people. Anything impacting the treatment of CAD is also going to be huge.