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New evidence shows that with appropriate preparation, angioplasty can be safely and effectively performed at community hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery units.
Contrary to current guidelines, Mayo Clinic researchers have found that elective or primary (in patients who have had heart attacks) angioplasties performed at centers without on-site cardiac surgery capabilities pose no increased risk for patient death or emergency bypass surgery.
Research at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine could help lead to new ways to prevent coronary arteries from reclogging after balloon angioplasties.
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NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- For patients with heart disease, it is crucial to have a doctor and hospital with a strong record of success in performing complex procedures.
New findings presented Monday at the European Society of Cardiology meeting in Munich suggest that patients who have angioplasties are twice as likely to require another procedure within a year than those who have bypass surgery.
A recent major study has shown that the best route for artery-clearing angioplasties may be through the wrist rather than the traditional route through an artery in the groin.
By BOB GROVES, STAFF WRITER Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck should be permitted to continue performing elective angioplasties, New Jersey health officials said Thursday, reversing an earlier recommendation by another state agency.
By BOB GROVES, STAFF WRITER Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck and two other North Jersey hospitals should not be allowed to perform elective angioplasties, state health officials said Wednesday.
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