Cardiology

A new stent design may put patients at risk

Some stents that keep blood vessels open to treat heart disease are poorly designed to resist shortening, according to publications in the Journal of Interventional Cardiology. A case report published in the journal by Dr. ...

Nov 17, 2011
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Researchers discover new culprit in atherosclerosis

A new study by NYU Langone Medical Center researchers identified a new culprit that leads to atherosclerosis, the accumulation of fat and cholesterol that hardens into plaque and narrows arteries. The research, published ...

Jan 09, 2012
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Survey finds 73 percent unaware of stroke symptoms

Up to three hours after a person experiences the first symptom of a stroke is often referred to as the "golden window." That's the period of time doctors say is crucial for patients to get to a hospital to receive medical ...

Jan 11, 2016
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