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Coronary Artery Disease
Stay informed about heart, vascular and thoracic topics in this continuation of The Beating Edge blog from our Heart & Vascular Institute, which is ranked No. 1 in heart care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Any heart-related medical event can be an emergency, and a pilot suffering a heart attack at 35,000 feet puts you at risk as well. Learn what cardiologists and the FAA are doing to keep you safe.
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.
Statins lower bad cholesterol and heart disease risk, but it takes more than medication to keep your heart healthy. Lifestyle plays a role, too. Here's what you need to know.
Have you had a heart catheterization for blockages your doctor determined are too minor to require a stent or bypass surgery? Here's why it’s still important not to ignore chest pain.
A top Cleveland Clinic doctor names four advances that are likely to change the way your doctor prevents and treats heart disease.
While the benefits of statin use in people with aortic aneurysm disease are not clearly proven, some evidence supports its use. Read further to find out more. It may be worth a discussion with your doctor.
If you have diabetes and need treatment for chronic static angina -- the kind that causes chest pain from exertion -- you should know about new treatment guidelines that recommend surgery over stenting.
When it comes to heart surgery, surgeons look to use the least invasive method to open arteries and ensure good blood flow. A hybrid procedure – one which blends grafting with stenting can be very effective.
A new study has found that measurements of patients’ lipoprotein-a levels can help doctors more accurately predict the risk of developing heart disease over the next 15 years.