Most cardiovascular patients walk through their doctor’s door hoping there will be one single treatment or medication that will work like a magic pill, curing their ailments and improving their quality of life. Unfortunately, medicine rarely works that way. Cardiovascular health is a combination of multiple factors, including the medications and treatments prescribed by your […]
Category: Balloon Stenting
What to Expect Before and After Your Balloon Stenting Procedure
When new patients come into our office to undergo cardiovascular tests or surgical procedures, they often have some concept of what the procedure entails. The internet is packed full of valuable information to help people do their research about the experiences they’ll soon undergo. However, even the most informed patients often have questions about the […]
What Questions Should I Be Asking My Cardiologist About Balloon Stenting?
Welcome to the wild world of balloon stenting. It’s a subject that most people know little about unless they or someone they know has undergone it. Balloon stenting is a relatively common and straightforward procedure that can change patients’ lives for the better in a couple of hours or less. If you want to learn […]
How Does Balloon Stenting Treat Heart Disease?
Did you know that heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States? Unlike some other diseases, heart disease ranks highly across all genders, races, and ethnic groups. Each year over 655,000 people die of heart disease which has led to a huge volume of surgical procedures and medications to […]
Understanding Balloon Stenting From Beginning To End
One in every four deaths in the United States in a given year is due to heart disease. It’s an overwhelming condition that affects people from all walks of life, and depending on the severity it can be treated in a number of different ways. One of the most common treatments for heart disease is […]
Advantages and Disadvantages of Balloon Stenting
Any list of the advantages and disadvantages of balloon stenting may not feel like a fair fight. The advantages heavily outweigh the disadvantages, but we do commonly have questions from patients about the risks of balloon stenting, so it’s worth addressing. Before we do, a brief overview of the procedure will help bring everyone into […]