Tag Archives: Stent

Promising Treatment for Leg Pain

Doctors routinely insert metal tubes, or stents, in heart arteries to restore blood flow, preventing heart damage and saving lives. Now, an advanced version of the minimally invasive therapy available in Europe is offering hope to millions of people with advanced peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a condition that blocks circulation to the legs and is a leading cause of amputation—especially among diabetics. ... More
Review the Options

Review the Options

A cardiac catheterization revealed that one artery is blocked and two others are partially closed. I was told that nothing could be done because of my age. Could you enlighten me on what I could do? I concur that exercise and diet will not help at this point. But I am not certain why the […] ... More