Dr. Patrick M Battey, MD

Bio

Dr. Patrick Battey is a board certified vascular surgeon in Georgia for the Piedmont Heart Institute. He is currently in practice with the Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians group at the Piedmont Hospital location.

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  • Medical Director Non-invasive Vascular Laboratory Piedmont Hospital

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Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When the heart's aortic valves cease to work properly, surgeons often use replacement valves to help restore proper cardiac function.

    Now a new study compares two leading types of aortic valve replacements, and finds they have similar performance...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Three common treatments for painful varicose veins all ease symptoms, though there may be small differences in quality of life months later.

    That's the conclusion of a clinical trial that compared the three treatments -- surgery, laser ablatio...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Caregiving:

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your blood type may play a small role in your risk for dementia, a new study finds.

    People with blood type AB, which includes about 4 percent of the population, appear to have an increased risk for memory problems as they age. Over about three...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although most Americans live relatively close to a hospital that can give emergency stroke treatment, few actually receive the recommended therapies, a new study suggests.

    People suffering a stroke caused by a blood clot -- which most strokes ar...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The increased risk of having a stroke or other blood-clotting problem might continue longer after a woman gives birth than previously believed, according to a new study.

    "Historically, six weeks was the accepted period," said study researcher Dr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hematology:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug appears to prevent dangerous blood clots, without raising the risk of excessive bleeding -- at least in animals.

    Scientists found that an injectable antibody protected rabbits from developing blood clots but didn't cause ble...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hematology:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug appears to prevent dangerous blood clots, without raising the risk of excessive bleeding -- at least in animals.

    Scientists found that an injectable antibody protected rabbits from developing blood clots but didn't cause ble...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drug-coated "scaffolds" that are placed in the arteries and then melt away over time could offer a new treatment for people with painfully clogged leg arteries, an early study suggests.

    Researchers found that the experimental devices eased leg ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drug-coated "scaffolds" that are placed in the arteries and then melt away over time could offer a new treatment for people with painfully clogged leg arteries, an early study suggests.

    Researchers found that the experimental devices eased leg ...Full Article