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Bypass surgery lowers risk of dying by 30% for diabetics than angioplasty

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 17:57

A new study by Indian origin researcher has suggested that diabetic people have a 30 percent less chance of dying if they undergo coronary artery bypass surgery rather than opening the artery through angioplasty and inserting a stent.

Stent that melts: A boon for heart patients

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 13:18

This week a Mumbai housewife underwent a revolutionary procedure to tackle blockages in the coronary arteries - using a `bioresorbable scaffold`,or what is known as a stent that melts away after doing its job.

Quitting smoking post-angioplasty tied to longer life

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 19:15

People who quit smoking after a balloon angioplasty to improve blood flow to the heart live an average of two years longer than those who keep smoking, a new study suggests.

IVUS technology gaining popularity

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 12:48

Intravascular ultrasound, an advanced imaging technique mostly used in Japan, has become popular in India in dealing with quite a high volume of complex angioplasties.

Latest scan can tell need for bypass

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 13:40

An ultra-fast, 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner can tell which people with chest pain need or do not need cardiac angioplasty or bypass surgery to restore blood flow to the heart.

Lower death risk with heart bypass Vs angioplasty

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 10:06

Older patients with clogged heart arteries may have a little lower death risk over time if they get bypass operations instead of angioplasty and stents to fix the problem, new research suggests.

Angioplasty may ease signs of multiple sclerosis

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 18:24

A minimally invasive endovascular treatment for chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency is safe.

Gujarat`s first brain angioplasty successful

Last Updated: Monday, December 12, 2011, 23:14

Doctors at the city-based Sterling Hospital has claimed to have successfully performed brain angioplasty on a 35-year-old farmer.

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