Items Tagged ‘angioplasty’

January 12, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 12, 2018

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

        Reuters, Hot flashes caused by cancer therapy can be prevented, treated by Carolyn Crist — Dr. Charles Loprinzi of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, who has researched cancer symptoms for more than 25 years, told Reuters Health by phone, “One patient told me that in the winter, she’d get in […]

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Tags: A.L.S., Alena Rose Brown, alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, anesthesia, angioplasty, antidepressants, Ben Utecht, Bill Schluter, bloat, brain trauma, Breast Cancer


December 2, 2011

30-Day Readmissions High After PCI

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Nearly 10% of patients undergoing angioplasty and other percutaneous interventions (PCI) at the Mayo Clinic were readmitted within 30 days after discharge, but the extent to which the readmissions reflected faulty initial treatment was unclear, researchers said. Review of prospective registry data covering 15,498 inpatient PCI procedures carried out at Mayo’s St. Marys Hospital over […]

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Tags: angioplasty, Henry H. Ting, Stents


April 1, 2010

New Insights Into Who’s At Risk With Angioplasty

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Who’s most at risk when undergoing the common, artery-opening procedure known as angioplasty? A major U.S. study may have come up with some answers — risk factors that doctors can use to gauge the odds of death after angioplasty, also known as “percutaneous coronary intervention” (PCI).   “This is the largest representation of PCI practice […]

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Tags: angioplasty


November 17, 2009

Mayo Study Shows Stroke Incidence Related to Angioplasty Remains Steady over Past 15 Years

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Results ‘Somewhat Surprising’ Because Patients Are Older, Have More Complicated Disease Results of a Mayo Clinic study show the incidence of stroke or mini-stroke related to a coronary angioplasty remained steady over a 15-year period…   In a retrospective study of 17,249 patients who had 21,502 angioplasty procedures between 1994 and 2008 at Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: angioplasty, cerebrovascular accident


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