stent

Absorb™ Stent: New Dissolvable Stent Shows Promise

the MWHC Blog Team November 07, 2016

Some 600,000 Americans undergo a cardiac stent procedure each year. For people having a heart attack or at risk for…

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…