William S Knapp

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  • Interventional Cardiology Piedmont Heart Institute

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Interventional Cardiology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients undergoing coronary stent placement don't fill their prescription for vital blood-thinning medication within the recommended time frame, a lapse leaving them much more likely to die within a month, new research suggests.

    Researcher...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

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Interventional Cardiology:

    SUNDAY, Sept. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack patients who undergo angioplasty for a clogged artery that caused the attack may do better if other clogged arteries are done at the same time, new research suggests.

    Patients who had multiple coronary arteries op...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Interventional Cardiology:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 21 (HealthDay News) -- A newer generation, drug-releasing stent led to fewer adverse cardiac events, such as heart-related death or heart attack linked to the same artery, than bare metal stents did among heart attack patients, a new study shows.

    Stents are tiny mesh tubes ...Full Article