More than 500,000 heart stents are placed each year in the U.S. This estimate is only expected to grow with the elderly population growing and the advancement of medical care and technology. Clopidogrel has been a gold standard medication for stent patients and will continue to be.
Stent Fraud Lawsuits Infographic. Stents are mesh tubes that are placed in narrow arteries in order to increase blood flow. It is alleged that some doctors have been pushing patients towards these heart stent procedures when this invasive procedure may not be necessary. Heart Stent Injuries: Bleeding from Catheter Site, Arhythmia, Irregular Heartbeat, Infection or Blood Clots. #Heart_Stent #Percutaneous_Coronary_Intervention #Angioplasty #Heart_Surgery
HonorHealth implants first dissolvable heart stent in U.S. - A heart stent that dissolves completely over time and that represents the next major advance in coronary artery disease treatment will be implanted July 6 in the first U.S. patient at HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center. The revolutionary device received approval from the U.S. Federal... - http://azbigmedia.com/ab/health-care/honorhealth-implants-first-dissolvable-heart-stent-u-s