angioplasty

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an operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery

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What's more, a recent nationwide analysis of angioplasties showed that more than half are being done without the proper diagnostic tests to see if the patients really need them.
Again, we did not find any higher risk of in-hospital death in patients who had their angioplasties performed at centers with on-site surgery compared to centers without.
The study will dramatically increase the number of hospitals in New Jersey performing elective angioplasties though the need for the procedure has leveled off.
There are approximately 1 million balloon angioplasties and 550,000 bypass grafts done in the United States annually, and a significant percentage of them fail.
The researchers have now followed some of their patients for as long as 6 years after the angioplasties.
The resulting need for repeat angioplasties or coronary bypass surgery due to restenosis adds more than $2 billion to U.
This induces several reactions that open up the artery while also minimizing the growth of new tissue, which is common when using angioplasties or uncoated conventional stents.
cardiologists perform more than 500,000 angioplasties, to open dangerously clogged arteries.
Physicians perform an estimated 300,000 balloon angioplasties each year.
There are approximately 1 million balloon angioplasties and 550,000 bypass grafts done annually in the United States, with a significant percentage failing.