Latest Peripheral vascular disease Stories

2011-11-17 03:06:29

Findings of CLEVER trial for peripheral artery disease presented at American Heart Association annual meeting Supervised exercise was shown to be more effective than stenting or medication for improved walking ability in patients with peripheral artery disease. The findings from a national study were reported today at the 2011 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions meeting. Rhode Island Hospital is one of hospitals participating in the national CLEVER study. Peripheral artery...

2011-11-14 11:14:33

In patients with diabetes, cryoplasty post-dilation compared to conventional balloon angioplasty decreases the risk of in-stent restenosis of the superficial femoral artery A clinical trial of patients with diabetes has demonstrated that cryoplasty post-dilitation compared to conventional balloon angioplasty in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) decreased the risk of in-stent restenosis (ISR). Results from the COBRA clinical trial were presented today at the 23rd Annual Transcatheter...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.