A Post ER Follow-Up Could Save Your Life

Even if Emergency Room doctors say you didn’t actually have a heart attack, that doesn’t mean you have a clean bill of health. You should still follow up with your doctor. As originally reported by Reuters, recent studies confirm that chest pain patients who followed up with a doctor visit after their ER-release fared better … Read More

Researchers Study New Stent’s Pros + Cons

The introduction of stents helped restore blood flow to patients who had clogged arteries (atherosclerosis) – without surgery. Interventional cardiologist Stephen G. Ellis, MD, is studying a new innovation in stenting called bioabsorbable scaffolds (stents). What are stents? Stents or scaffolds are small tubes that are inserted into narrowed arteries to support artery walls and keep … Read More

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