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2012-11-20 11:43:19

Angina is often a symptom of stable IHD Six organizations representing physicians, other health care professionals, and patients today issued two new clinical practice guidelines for diagnosing and treating stable ischemic heart disease (IHD), which affects an estimated one in three adults in the United States. The guidelines and patient summaries appear in the November 20 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). ACP, the American...

Cardiac Bypass Surgery Better For Some Patients
2012-11-05 13:32:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Adults who have diabetes and multi-vessel coronary heart disease may want to consider cardiac bypass surgery, according to a new study. Researchers wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine that adults with diabetes and multi-vessel coronary heart disease who had the surgery had a better overall heart-related outcome than those who underwent an artery-opening procedure. The study compared the effectiveness of coronary artery...

2012-10-09 14:17:19

With the results of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers say they are closer to finding an imaging technique that can identify thickening of the coronary artery wall, an early stage of coronary heart disease (CAD). The study is published online in the journal Radiology. "Imaging the coronary arteries that supply the heart with blood is extremely difficult because they are very small and constantly in motion," said lead...


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