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We found 14 results for Heart and Blood Vessels
  1. Plaque, Platelets, andHeart Attack Learn how natural processes in your bloodvessels can become a problem and cause a heart attack.
  2. Kawasaki Disease
  3. Polymyalgia Rheumatica Covers symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica, which include muscle pain and stiffness in the neck and shoulders. Covers how this condition is treated.
  4. Angiogram
  5. Giant Cell Arteritis Covers symptoms of giant cell arteritis, which include vision problems and pain in the jaw. Covers how this condition is treated.
  6. Why Are Blood Tests Needed With Some Medicines? Find out which types of medicines require a regular blood test and why.
  7. Angioplasty for Peripheral Arterial Disease Learn how angioplasty can open narrowed or blocked arteries in your legs to improve blood flow.
  8. Angioplasty for Coronary Artery Disease Learn how angioplasty opens narrowed or blocked arteries to help you avoid a heart attack.
  9. Angioplasty for Coronary Artery Disease Covers procedure, which is also called percutaneous coronary intervention, to widen narrow coronary arteries for stable angina andheart attack. Links to a slideshow of angioplasty. Describes use of stent and balloon to open artery. Explains why it's done and when it's not done. Includes how well it works, risks, and recovery time.
  10. Angioplasty for Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Legs Discusses angioplasty for peripheral arterial disease of the legs. Looks at why and how it is done. Covers risks and how well it works. Covers things to think about when choosing angioplasty.
  11. Peripheral Arterial Disease: Should I Have Surgery? Guides you through the decision to have surgery for peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Covers what PAD is and how it is treated. Covers risks. Lists reasons for and against having surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  12. Coronary Artery Disease: Should I Have Angioplasty for Stable Angina? Guides you through the decision to have angioplasty when you have stable angina. Lists benefits and risks of angioplasty and medical therapy. Explains why lifestyle changes are still important. Includes interactive tool to help you with your decision.
  13. Drug-Eluting Stents
  14. Temporal Artery Biopsy

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