Tag: "stenting" at medical news
Long-term anti-clotting therapy sweetens stenting outcomes in diabetic patients
... have a heart attack or die more than a year after stenting
has been named among the best research papers pres...leagues identified 671 diabetic patients who had a stenting
procedure and remained healthy during the first 6 months of follow-up. Patients were then divided in...
Stenting of abdominal arteries offers welcome relief for 'intestinal angina'
...I), May 912, 2007, in Orlando, FL, angioplasty and stenting
of clogged arteries in the abdomen successfully re...te of the South in Lafayette, LA. "Angioplasty and stenting
are simple and safe, and many times today can be done as an outpatient procedure." Chronic mesente...
Experts debate role of stenting, bypass surgery in left main coronary artery disease
...in coronary artery disease. Representing left main stenting
will be Roxanna Mehran, M.D., FSCAI, an associate professor of medicine at Columbia University, and medical director of the Data Coordinating and Analysis Center of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, both in New York City. Her opponent: cardioth...
Off-label and untested use of drug-coated stents appears widespread
...r, Durham, North Carolina, write that drug-eluting stenting
is clearly a breakthrough technology - but clinicians must be careful not to succumb to the hope and hype of a product based on limited approval data. "Clinicians must take advantage of all the information sources available (RCTs [randomized contro...
Jefferson scientists find that plavix appears to be safe during and after heart bypass
...at routine clopidogrel use after angioloplasty and stenting
has added a long-term benefit of increased stent effectiveness," adds Scott Silvestry, M.D., assistant professor of Surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. "This study has shown that we can extend this potential benefit t...
Studies highlight 'real world' use, safety of drug-eluting stents
...that testing for clopidogrel responsiveness before stenting
might have an important influence on the treatment plan. "Nonresponders might need alternative antiplatelet drugs or different dosages, or perhaps they should be treated with bare-metal stents or offered the opportunity for coronary bypass surgery," ...
Do specialty heart hospitals drive up heart care use? Study suggests the answer is yes
...ary intervention (PCI, which includes angioplasty, stenting
and related procedures). The researchers analyzed patterns of use for these procedures within 306 hospital referral regions or HRRs, which represent unique hospital markets for specialized care. After identifying 13 HRRs where one or more specialty c...
Cardiology Society recommends high standards for PCI performed without on-site surgical backup
...t attack or coronary artery disease should undergo stenting
and other catheter-based treatment in hospitals where surgical treatment is not available. In recognition of data showing that PCI is being performed without on-site surgical backup in the United States and other countries, SCAI makes specific recomm...
SCAI expert panel sets high standards for PCI without on-site cardiac surgical backup
...t attack or coronary artery disease are undergoing stenting
and other catheter-based heart therapies in hospit...ack have also started elective PCI programs, using stenting
and other catheter-based procedures to treat patients with narrowed coronary arteries. Survey data c...
Capture study shows safety of carotid stenting in 'real-world' setting
...SHINGTON, DC) -- The largest-ever study of carotid stenting
in high-surgical risk patients has shown that with...n of any new technology, among them: Could carotid stenting
safely make the leap to "real-world," everyday use, or would the technique prove beneficial only in ...
Carotid stenting: An open question
... concerns about the safety and efficacy of carotid stenting
in symptomatic patients, but leading interventiona...ss pressing questions, including: Why is carotid stenting
being proposed as an alternative to surgery? What is the status of carotid stenting
Diabetics see dramatic increase in lower limb amputations
...rocedure. Unlike bypass surgery or angioplasty and stenting
techniques, the CLiRpath laser can vaporize blockages in the arteries in the leg and foot. Dr. Walker performed the procedure on both of Nelson's legs in February 2006. After a brief hospital stay, Nelson was released. Nelson has had a stellar reco...
Carotid stenting the new anti-depressant?
... "The patients in this study who received carotid stenting
showed significantly fewer depressive symptoms tha...e standard treatment for this disease, but carotid stenting
has emerged as an accepted minimally invasive alternative to restore blood flow to the brain. To per...
Minimally invasive procedure restores blood flow to kidneys, research suggests
... the results of minimally invasive angioplasty and stenting
to restore blood flow to the kidneys can be signif...is will lead to a better way to do angioplasty and stenting
by preventing damage to the kidneys and improving kidney function." The study suggests that the key...
SCAI Founders' Lecture traces impressive progress in interventional cardiology
...ventional cardiologists introduced angioplasty and stenting
more than 20 years ago, few could have imagined that, one day, severely diseased coronary arteries would be propped open virtually end-to-end with tubular metal scaffolding. Fewer still could have envisioned how to dismantle that mesh support system ...
Landmark trial shows carotid stenting beneficial for patients with disease but no symptoms
...ti-center U.S. registry on the efficacy of carotid stenting
shows that the procedure is safe in patients who a...Medicaid Services currently does not cover carotid stenting
for these asymptomatic patients, so many turn to surgery to clear blocked arteries. However, some pa...
Studies compare stents and cardiac procedures for long-term survival
...o "bypass" damaged heart valves. While the use of stenting
has continued to grow, physicians have assumed that stenting
was not as effective as CABG and instead served as a temporary approach to treatment. In order to ...
New generation of cardiac interventions, therapies optimize heart disease care
...nity interventionalists increasingly adopt carotid stenting
for the treatment of high-risk patients with plaqu...hers. A registry of patients treated with carotid stenting
since its commercial approval by the Food and Drug Administration has found no unexpected problems w...
Complex artery disease best treated with simple approach
... in both the main artery and the side branch or by stenting
the main artery alone with the option of stenting
the side branch. Researchers looked at major adverse coronary events (MACE if some of the patients...
Drug-eluting and absorbable stents push interventional frontiers
...stenosis, randomly assigning them to VBT or repeat stenting
with the TAXUS stent. After 30 days, the two appr...y for Acute Myocardial Infarction Angioplasty and stenting
are the most effective ways to open a coronary artery and restore blood flow to the heart after a he...