Items tagged as "stents"
Stents — A Useful Alternative to Temporary Colostomy in Some Patients with Colon Cancer August 6, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: I've heard of stents being used to treat heart disease, but recently I saw a news story that talked about using stents as an alternative to colostomy in people who [...]Created by Shawn Bishop
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 [...]Created by Traci Klein
On Saturday, July 20, Charanjit Rihal, M.D., will join us to talk about coronary artery disease. Many people suffer from chest pain, but how do you know when it is something as simple as heartburn, or more serious like a heart attack? We’ll find out. Also we’ll talk about stents, [...]Created by Dana Sparks