The latest news on heart surgery
Patients with stents should discuss the use of these meds with their doctor, cardiac group says
It tripled the 3-month odds among heart attack patients, study found
A dose of a statin in time of crisis improved long-term outcomes, study found
Atrial fibrillation ups long-term risk of dying, researchers report
Risk appears the same for bare metal or drug-eluting devices, study found
Study finds that for some groups, survival odds after angioplasty are not as great
Most important, expert says, is to aggressively try to reduce risk factors
Read the fine print, experts say in disputing new study's finding
Usually rarer than stent placement, coronary artery procedure is riskier but sometimes more effective.
Extreme differences among cities suggest the needs of heart patients aren't always weighed equally.