Items Tagged ‘Stents’

June 21, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 21, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, A rare skin disease left a man isolated and alone. Surgery is helping to give him back his life. by Lindsey Bever — Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, a physician who specializes in genetic syndromes and leads the Neurofibromatosis Clinic at the Mayo Clinic, said neurofibromatosis is rare, affecting 1 in about 3,000 people in the […]

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Tags: ACL repair, Aneurysm, anxiety, Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival, blood pressure, brain chipping, brain tumor, burnout, cannabis, Chris Norton, cystic fibrosis, Derin Gebhardt


January 30, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W 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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   FOX Business Mayo Clinic CEO on state […]

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Tags: 2015 Great Minds Gala, 3-D technology, Abigail Van Buren Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, alcoholic, Alibaba unit, alternative behavioral therapies, Altru Health System & Clinics, alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's Disease Awareness and Dementia-Care Programs, American Journal of Roentgenology, Amit Sood, Amyloidosis


August 9, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    August 9, 2013 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 […]

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Tags: Almanac, alzheimer's disease, amyloid PET scans, biochemist, blocked heart arteries, Bloomberg, Cancer, cardiac care, cardiac rehabilitation, circulation, coronary artery bypass grafting, coronary artery bypass surgery


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


November 22, 2011

FDA sees rare but serious issue with stents

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Health regulators are investigating a rare but potentially serious problem with a newer class of heart stents that causes the tiny tubular devices made of wire mesh to shrink, or lengthen, after implantation…Dr. David Holmes, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, said there have been enough reports of problems that this should […]

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Tags: Dr. David Holmes, Stents


February 26, 2010

Study finds artery-widening stents as good as surgery in preventing strokes

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Implanting carotid artery-widening stents can prevent a stroke as safely and successfully as performing surgery, according to the initial findings of a landmark study launched in New Jersey and released today.   With the average patient in the study 69 years old, “These patients have many good years ahead of them,” said Thomas Brott, director […]

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Tags: Stents, strokes, Thomas Brott


February 15, 2010

Stents Are Increasingly Common but Not Without Risk

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Stents, the tiny metal tubes used to relieve former President Bill Clinton’s heart problem on Thursday, are one of medicine’s most common devices and are implanted in about one million Americans annually. The devices are deployed during angioplasty procedures, which are used to clear obstructed arteries in the heart.   A catheter inserted into an […]

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Tags: arteries, Dr. Chet Rihal, Stents


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