This animated video is an informative video that talks about the process and procedures involved in Coronary Angioplasty, which is also called as the balloon angioplasty. It is designed to restore the flow of blood through coronary arteries narrowed or clogged by plaque or blood clots. The procedure starts with an intravenous line, and the patient will be placed on a heart monitor.
A group of researchers led by Mayo Clinic has discovered that disclosing genetic risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) results in lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), also known as bad cholesterol. The findings of the Myocardial Infarction Genes (MI-GENES) Study were presented today at the annual American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2015 as a late-breaking clinical trial.
Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of both men and women in the US. Coronary heart disease kills almost 700,000 people each year. Coronary heart disease occurs when arteries that supply the heart become narrowed and may cause a heart attack. Dr. Dahlman's video describes how coronary heart disease can be reversed or prevented by a healthier diet.
In this video previously posted to Medscape Cardiology, Mayo Clinic consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Scott Wright, M.D., and Sharon Mulvagh, M.D., director of Women’s Heart Clinic, converse about early and premature menopause as a precursor to coronary artery disease and stroke.