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Latest Peripheral vascular disease Stories

2013-04-15 16:07:07

Stenting reopens completely blocked bowel arteries, preventing damage and even death from a condition that causes individuals severe pain and leads to excessive weight loss.

2013-04-15 14:11:10

Drug-eluting stents can keep clogged leg arteries open, preventing amputation of the leg.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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