More than anything, Melissa Blount wanted to give her daughter Safiya a sibling.
She built her life around her quest for another child. In her late 30s, this meant refusing to take medicine to lower her high cholesterol. While this raised her chance of heart disease, she didn’t worry about […]
The guidelines for delaying non-heart-related surgery six weeks after a bare-metal stent and one year after a drug-eluting may be overly cautious. The delays currently recommended after drug-eluting stent placement may need to be reevaluated by the experts who develop the guidelines for clinicians, based on a new study […]
The cardiologist who performed the stent procedure on George W. Bush said in an interview with the American Heart Association that he decides whether to advise stress tests like the one performed on the former president based on each patient’s specifics.
Since the Aug. 6 procedure on the 67-year-old Bush, […]
The news that President George W. Bush had angioplasty, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), to fix a blockage in an artery may come as a surprise to many. After all, the 67-year-old is a longtime fitness enthusiast who often jogs and rides a mountain bike. During his presidency from […]