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AngioSculpt "EX" PTCA Scoring Balloon Catheter by AngioScore, Inc.: Recall - Risk of Catheter Separation by FDA [Posted 09/08/2010] AUDIENCE: Cardiology, Risk Manager ISSUE: The AngioSculpt EX Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) catheters may become separated...
Cardiac Bypass, Angioplasty and Stenting by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor with stable coronary artery disease, PCI (angioplasty) did not reduce the risk of death, myocardial infarction... Cardiac Bypass, Angioplasty and Stenting by Jeffrey Dach MD...
ISET: For Angioplasty, Wrist Ent ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor ISET: For Angioplasty, Wrist Entry May Be Safer Than Groin Less bleeding, less overall risk... suggest that angioplasty via the femoral artery has a 2.8 percent risk of bleeding or nerve damage, radial...
Angioplasty Update by Taxingwoman Patient Expert patients who travel abroad for angioplasty surgery and have complications;  are being denied post operative... to anyone who has had a procedure abroad. Angioplasty to treat MS is not a recognized procedure in Canada. Doctors...
Study: Kidney angioplasty brings ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Study: Kidney angioplasty brings risks, no benefit 12 nov 2009--If you're among the hundreds... before rushing into angioplasty to open them up. The pricey procedure is no more effective and carries...
Quebec doctor warns of 'liberation treatment' risks by stuart Patient Expert the balloon angioplasty used in the liberation treatment carries known risks that are not insignificant.The.... While angioplasty is performed every day on heart patients with blocked coronary arteries, Desjardins warns...
PTCA : Percutaneous Transluminal “Credit” Angioplasty by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor ,   social   factors  like changing demographic pattern  ,  life style , ethnic  risk  like  south  Asian... require it . There are 675 cath labs in India performing 180000 angioplasties every year  on an average...
Primary Angioplasty May Be More ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Primary Angioplasty May Be More Effective Than Thrombolysis In Very Elderly Patients With AMI: Results From The TRIANA Trial Primary angioplasty is superior to thrombolysis in the treatment...
Angioplasty Patients Can and Should Exercise by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor If you have had angioplasty and your doctor does not already have you in as supervised exercise... suffers a heart attack. People with damaged coronary arteries are at higher risk for heart attacks...
Which is Superior, Angioplasty or Bypass? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert I always hear people around me debating about the superiority of angioplasty and coronary artery bypass grafting. Some insisted angioplasty is good because it carries lesser risk than bypass...

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Risks ... people do not experience serious problems following a coronary angioplasty, but as with all surgical procedures, there are some ... » Read on
How it is performed Before having a coronary angioplasty, you should discuss the procedure with your surgeon. ... » Read on