Tag: Angioplasty

Angioplasty may not boost survival for some patients

If you or someone you love has had an angioplasty — where a balloon or stent is inserted into a narrowing artery — you’ve probably heard how fortunate you are. How thankful you should be [...]

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Angioplasty doesn’t benefit all heart disease patients

According to research, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, getting an angioplasty in a non-emergency setting is often about as useful as a chocolate teapot.

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