Coronary Artery Disease
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Firefighter Finds Out He Needs Quintuple Bypass Surgery
Shortness of breath was the only symptom 49-year-old firefighter and paramedic, Ricky Fetter, was experiencing. When an EKG revealed that all five of his cardiac vessels were blocked, Ricky got the care he needed, just in the nick of time.
Guidance is Changing on Low-Dose Aspirin To Prevent Heart Disease
Newer research shows the benefits of daily aspirin do not outweigh the risks for some patients. If you’re taking aspirin for prevention, you may want to talk with your doctor.
Should I Worry About Metal Detectors? Answers To Top Stent-Related Questions
In this Q and A, UH interventional cardiologist John Coletta, MD, Chair of the Department of Cardiology at UH St. John Medical Center, shares with us questions he frequently hear from patients – and his answers.
Decisive Action Opens Man’s Coronary Artery in Under 6 Minutes
Paramedics and emergency personnel collaborated to quickly diagnose James Bates with a blocked coronary artery so that he could receive the life-saving treatment he needed.
Know Your Risk of Heart Attack In 10 Minutes or Less
Are you a heart attack waiting to happen? A simple X-ray procedure called calcium scoring can give you a good idea of your heart attack risk.