If you need bypass surgery to increase blood flow to your heart because of coronary artery disease, some vessels used for grafts are more durable than others. Find out what the options are.
Think your spider veins are unsightly? Spider veins can be removed through sclerotherapy. In this procedure, a doctor injects a solution directly into the spider veins, which causes them to instantly collapse and disappear.
Vasculitis is a family of diseases many people haven’t heard of. In recent years, however, this has started to change — good news for people with vasculitis and the doctors who care for them. Vasculitis refers to inflammation of the blood vessels. Vasculitis can occur in a number of different ways. It can occur as a secondary … Read More
You know that eating a healthy diet helps lower blood pressure, but blood pressure that is too low could be a cause for concern as well. Labeling blood pressure readings as “too low” depends more on your current and past health history than on the numbers on your blood pressure unit. Your personal normal Normal … Read More
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Varicose veins might appear to be a cosmetic issue, but they can cause problems beyond just making your legs look unattractive. Even if you aren’t bothered by your varicose veins, you should be aware of some problems that can occur if you ignore them too long. There are several different options for treatment of troublesome … Read More
As he rushed to aid his stricken patient 55 years ago this October, Cleveland Clinic cardiologist F. Mason Sones, MD, worried that the dye he had inadvertently injected directly into the young man’s heart would kill him. Instead, what seemed like a grave medical error on the day before Halloween, 1958, proved to be a … Read More