Restenosis, or when an artery gets blocked again after you’ve had it reopened, unfortunately happens. Understand why and what treatments are available.
If three of your coronary arteries or your left main coronary artery are diseased, you’re better off with bypass surgery than with angioplasty and stenting. That’s what a 2017 study reveals. A Cleveland Clinic study author explains why.
Here’s what you need to weigh if you’re choosing angioplasty or stenting. Our experts explain.
How does interventional brachytherapy work to treat in-stent stenosis and who is it right for? Our experts weigh in.
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Watch our expert explain how angioplasty and stenting an be used to help open blocked arteries without surgery.
If you’re going to have angioplasty, here’s what you need to ask first.
Angioplasty, a nonsurgical treatment used to open narrowed coronary arteries to improve blood flow to the heart, traditionally has been done through femoral (leg) artery access in the patient’s groin area. During the past several years, interventional cardiologists at Cleveland Clinic also have begun offering another option: Using the radial (arm) artery in the wrist … Read More