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Heart Bypass v/s Stenting: Which Is Right For You?

By Dr. Vivek Baliga B, Cardiology, Quite often you hear or may have heard that someone in your family, professional or social circle has had an heart attack or blockage and has been advised either bypass or stenting. From here begins a state of confusion, doubt, dilemma and the questions that both…

Stents or Surgery? Which Is Right for You?

By Dr. Avinash, Cardiology,  Quite often you hear or may have heard that someone in your family, professional or social circle has had an heart attack or blockage and has been advised either bypass or stenting. From here begins a state of confusion, doubt, dilemma and the questions that both patients and…

Heart Bypass v/s Stenting: How To Choose The Right One?

By Dr. Samanjoy Mukherjee, Cardiology, Quite often you hear or may have heard that someone in your family, professional or social circle has had an heart attack or blockage and has been advised either bypass or stenting. From here begins a state of confusion, doubt, dilemma and the questions that both patients and…

What Are The Risks of Having a Stent?

By, Dr. Rajiv Agarwal, Cardiology The tiny tube inserted into an obstructed passageway in the body to clear it is called a stent. A stent is used to cure weakened or narrow arteries in the body. Depending on its placement, the stent revives the flow of fluids or blood. Stents are…

Understanding the Benefits & Risks of Stent

By Dr. Ankur Ulhas Phatarpekar, Cardiology The tiny tube inserted into an obstructed passageway in the body to clear it is called a stent. A stent is used to cure weakened or narrow arteries in the body. Depending on its placement, the stent revives the flow of fluids or blood. Stents…

Stents or Surgery? Which Is Right for You?

  By Dr. Anil Dhall, Cardiology Both stents and bypass surgery are treatments for blocked arteries in your heart. Arteries are blood vessels that transport oxygenated blood to various parts of the body. Under optimal conditions, the walls of the arteries are smooth that allow the blood to flow freely. In some…

Cardiac Stents – Know Its Procedure!!

By Dr. Benedict Raj , Cardiology The tiny tube inserted into an obstructed passageway in the body to clear it is called a stent. A stent is used to cure weakened or narrow arteries in the body. Depending on its placement, the stent revives the flow of fluids or blood. Stents are…

Benefits and Risks of Coronary Bypass Surgery

By Dr. Vinay Sanghi, Cardiology Coronary bypass surgery is the surgical procedure in which the blood flow of a blocked artery or even a partially blocked artery in your heart is diverted. Since a new pathway to the heart is made, the heart muscles’ blood flow generally improves. This procedure works by…