Angioplasty

How NOT to Prevent a Stroke

…changes. Two invasive procedures are also used: Carotid endarterectomy, in which the artery is opened up and plaque is surgically removed, and angioplasty with insertion of a stent to keep the artery open. Unfortunately, there are well-known and horrific dangers associated with both of these procedures…

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Get Pumped with EECP Therapy

Like many patients who are told by their doctors that they need an immediate angioplasty procedure or bypass surgery, Robert was shocked and worried. He was also skeptical. Just two months prior, he had been given a clean bill of health. So he started looking into alternatives and discovered a therapy…

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Request a Magnesium IV for Heart Attack

…addition to increasing survival after heart attack, magnesium IV treatment smoothes out arrhythmias and improves outcomes in patients undergoing angioplasty with stent placement. It is also beneficial for acute asthma attacks, often working to relax airways when drugs are ineffective. Magnesium IV can…

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The Aspirin Debate

…stroke in women (except those with diabetes, according to recent research). 3. Aspirin improves outcomes when taken during a heart attack or after angioplasty or bypass surgery. That being said, I want to clarify that aspirin isn’t for everyone. Although it protects against ischemic stroke, it slightly…

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