chest pain

Stents work to reduce chest pain—but are they better than drugs?

Ron Waksman, MD, Director, Cardiovascular Research and Advanced Education, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute November 03, 2017

For years, patients with angina (chest pain) caused by blockages in the arteries have been treated with medications. When medications…

Why do more women than men die after heart attacks?

Harjit Chahal, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 19, 2018

The most common symptoms of a heart attack occur in both men and women: chest pain or pressure and arm…