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First clinical trial data of a fully bioabsorbable drug-eluting stent

First clinical trial data of a fully bioabsorbable drug-eluting stent

Anticoagulant bivalirudin following angioplasty in heart attack patients reduces adverse events and bleeding

Anticoagulant bivalirudin following angioplasty in heart attack patients reduces adverse events and bleeding

Review of percutaneous valve therapy

Review of percutaneous valve therapy

New biomaterial from Rutgers

New biomaterial from Rutgers

Early intervention benefits women with acute coronary syndromes

Early intervention benefits women with acute coronary syndromes

Landmark stent trial to be presented at TCT 2007

Landmark stent trial to be presented at TCT 2007

UF researchers test stem cell therapy for heart patients

UF researchers test stem cell therapy for heart patients

How to optimally prepare a patient for planned coronary angiography and subsequent angioplasty?

How to optimally prepare a patient for planned coronary angiography and subsequent angioplasty?

Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital performs transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement

Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital performs transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement

Discussion on the explosive growth and the potential risks of drug-eluting stents

Discussion on the explosive growth and the potential risks of drug-eluting stents

Women's mortality rates for cardiovascular disease differ widely among hospitals

Women's mortality rates for cardiovascular disease differ widely among hospitals

Obese heart attack patients more likely to survive after treatment than normal weight patients

Obese heart attack patients more likely to survive after treatment than normal weight patients

Multidisciplinary approach to treatment of heart attacks a success

Multidisciplinary approach to treatment of heart attacks a success

Efforts to standardize heart care are working

Efforts to standardize heart care are working

Long-term safety of drug-eluting stents in off-label use

Long-term safety of drug-eluting stents in off-label use

New technology offers alternative to open heart surgery

New technology offers alternative to open heart surgery

Treatment of severe coronary artery disease with angioplasty/coronary stenting a viable alternative to bypass surgery

Treatment of severe coronary artery disease with angioplasty/coronary stenting a viable alternative to bypass surgery

Statin drugs may improve the endothelial dysfunction

Statin drugs may improve the endothelial dysfunction

Cutting angioplasty risks

Cutting angioplasty risks

Percutaneous aortic valve replacement - evolutionary and promising interventional cardiology procedure

Percutaneous aortic valve replacement - evolutionary and promising interventional cardiology procedure