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2013-01-02 16:22:31

NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The FREEDOM trial, the first long-term, comparative study of its kind exclusively for patients with diabetes and advanced multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD) revealed that diabetics with CAD live longer, and are less likely to suffer a non-fatal heart attack, when treated with bypass surgery instead of drug-eluting stents (DES), tiny, medicine-coated mesh tubes that prop open clogged arteries. The findings were presented in the 2012 American Heart...

2012-10-26 15:22:07

Hard-to-spot Form of Heart Disease Called Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction (MVD) NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New research shows that many women have undiagnosed heart disease even after getting tested for it--3 million women in the United States have a hard-to-spot form of heart disease called coronary microvascular dysfunction (MVD) that isn't detected by standard diagnostic tests. Dr. Farzan Filsoufi, leading cardiothoracic surgeon at Mount Sinai Medical Center advises,...