Items Tagged ‘stent’

April 18, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Star Tribune Mayo Clinic builds ‘Better’ app to […]

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Tags: ABC News, ABC15 in Arizona,, acute pancreatitis, Alexa Ray Joel, allergy sufferers, Almanac, alzheimer's disease, APOE4, astigmatism, Austin Daily Herald, back pain

December 1, 2011

One in 10 stent patients readmitted within a month

By Mystery User

One out of every 10 people who get a stent inserted to open up blocked arteries ends up back in the hospital within 30 days, suggests a new study that also found the readmitted patients are more likely to die in the next year… That does not mean a hospital’s readmission rates are not one […]

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Tags: Dr. David Holmes, stent

October 16, 2009

Stent Aims to Help Stop Erectile Dysfunction

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

People may be used to getting spam e-mails offering discounts on Cialis, Levitra or Viagra, but if a new clinical trial is successful, men with erectile dysfunction may someday be flooded with e-mails for another option: a stent.   Medtronic has begun testing on a new pelvic stent for men who have not been helped […]

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Tags: erectile dysfunction, stent

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