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Estudio de Mayo descubre tendencias sorprendentes en causa de muerte a largo plazo, después de la intervención coronaria percutánea

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 10 de febrero de 2014 — Más personas con cardiopatía coronaria conocida mueren debido a otras causas, como cáncer o enfermedades pulmonares y neurológicas, que por la enfermedad cardíaca, en comparación con lo que ocurría hace 20 años, dice un estudio de Mayo Clinic publicado electrónicamente hoy [...]

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Surprising Trends in Cause of Long-Term Death for Heart Patients

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 6, 2014 — More people who have known coronary heart disease die from other causes — such as cancer, and lung and neurological diseases — than heart disease, compared with 20 years ago, according to a Mayo Clinic study published online Feb. 10 in Circulation, an [...]

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For Diagnostic Cardiac Test, Mayo Clinic Physicians Take New Route to the Heart Through Wrist Artery

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Every year thousands of people have cardiac catheterizations, or angioplasties — a diagnostic test of blood flow to the heart — where a doctor threads a catheter to the heart arteries to look for blockages and other issues. For years, doctors have used the artery near the [...]

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Angioplasty Study

Results of a Mayo Clinic study show the incidence of stroke or mini-stroke related to a coronary angioplasty remained steady over a 15-year period. Researchers say this is good news because physicians now are performing the artery-opening procedure on older patients who are sicker and need more complicated treatment. The [...]

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Radiation and Angioplasty

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Chet Rihal discusses a study that looked at radiation exposure during angioplasty. To listen, click the link below. Radiation and Angioplasty

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Mayo Clinic Illustration - Coronary Angioplasty and Stent

Angioplasty is often combined with the permanent placement of a small wire mesh tube called a stent to help prop the artery open and decrease the chance of it narrowing again. Some stents are coated with medication to help keep the artery open (drug-eluting stents), while others are not (bare-metal stents).  [...]

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