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, About.com, acute pancreatitis, Alexa Ray Joel, allergy sufferers, Almanac, alzheimer's disease, APOE4, astigmatism, Austin Daily Herald, back pain


December 1, 2011 · Leave a Comment

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 · Leave a Comment

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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