Know Your Best Options When You’re Facing Restenosis

Good blood flow throughout the body is important. That’s why stenosis, or narrow blood vessels, is a problem. Unfortunately, this problem can happen again. That’s when it becomes restenosis. Balloon angioplasty and stent placement help restore blood flow through previously blocked arteries, but some patients develop restenosis (re-narrowing) over time. Stephen Ellis, MD, Section Head of … Read More

When You Have Restenosis You Also Have Options (Video)

When plaque builds up inside your coronary arteries, it can increase your risk for heart attack.  Restenosis or in-stent restenosis occurs when a stent previously placed to treat coronary artery disease or CAD becomes narrowed in the artery. Renarrowing can happen because of two main reasons, says Amar Krishnaswamy, MD, an interventional cardiologist in Cleveland Clinic’s … Read More