A recent study found lower overall composite risk for heart attack, stroke and death for patients with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery as compared to balloon angioplasty and/or stenting.
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.
The heart muscle weakens with heart disease. For those with unrelieved chest pain from angina and heart failure, Enhanced External Counterpulsation therapy could help.
Study finds atherosclerosis has always been part of aging, but today we know how to protect ourselves from it. Cleveland Clinic's A. Marc Gillinov, MD, discusses the findings and disease.
Robotic bypass surgery saved the life of this patient, who was flown to Cleveland Clinic while suffering a heart attack. Watch cardiovascular surgeon Stephanie Mick, MD, and the robot at work.
A study in Finland reveals that marriage reduces the risk of heart attack in men and women of all ages. Cleveland Clinic's Richard Krasuski, MD, discusses how relationships matter more than marriage.
What happens when arteries are blocked? Cleveland Clinic heart doctor Umesh N. Khot, MD, explains how the body responds when not enough blood reaches the heart—and when to call for help.
What’s at stake when an artery is blocked? Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Umesh N. Khot, MD, shows how the major arteries help the heart and entire body stay healthy.
Do you know the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack? Although the terms are sometimes used interchangeably, they are actually two distinct cardiac conditions.
What happens when one or more of your heart’s four valves don’t work properly? Ask questions about valve disease from top Cleveland Clinic heart surgeons at a live webchat Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at noon (ET).
On- or off-pump surgery for coronary artery bypass—what is best? Heart Surgeon Joseph Sabik, MD, explains which procedure should be used when in this video.